Missing Prophetstown man with serious medical condition found

Anthony Thomas

UPDATE: Chief Bruce Franks with the City of Prophetstown confirmed that Anthony Thomas has been found.  He was found in Dixon, Illinois.


PROPHETSTOWN, Illinois — The Prophetstown Police Department has issued a “missing-endangered” person alert for a man with significant health issues last seen on Monday, Sept. 25.

According to police, Anthony Thomas, 33, was wearing a gray Nike hoodie, blue jeans and dress shoes and may have been riding a black mountain bike with the word “Shocker” written in red on the cross  bar.

Thomas is 5’5″, 115 pounds, with brown hair. He was reported missing by his family.

Thomas is a kidney transplant recipient who requires anti-rejection medication and has not taken that medicine in the past two weeks, police say.

Anyone with information about Thomas is asked to contact the Prophetstown Police Department at (815) 537-2386 or the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department at (815) 772-4044.