COLD CASE - MISSING PERSON - ROBERT ALLISON – PITTSBURGH - ALLEGHENY COUNTY - DO YOU KNOW ANYTHING?

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The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop B, Washington, Criminal Investigation Assessment Unit, continue their search for Robert Elmer Allison.

Robert Elmer Allison lived with his mother in Franklin Township, Greene County, PA. 

On December 21, 1994, his father took him to work at Tri-River Fleeting and Harbor located at 5308 Park Avenue, Bethel Park. 

On December 22, 1994, Robert Allison worked from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  At some point after that, he told his boss he was going to get cigarettes.  Robert left the boat he was working on and was last seen on foot near Patraglia’s Junkyard in the West End of Pittsburgh. 

At the time of his disappearance he was 42 years old, height: 5’9”, weight: 170 lbs., brown hair, brown eyes, and glasses.

All of Allison's possessions, including his clothes, money, cigarettes and television set, were found on the boat. His estranged wife stated he would never have gone anywhere without his cigarettes. He also left behind a baby daughter. His case remains unsolved.

His family reported him missing on 01/25/95.  On 11/05/95, Missing Person Flier #26-95 was published and distributed to State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.  There have been no recent leads in this case. 

Any persons with information regarding Allison's disappearance are asked to contact the PSP Waynesburg Station at 724-223-5200 and speak to Tfc. Petrosky or you can contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers if you have information on this crime, any serious crime, or wanted person, call the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107

All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD.

All information is accurate as of Release Date.  

Media Release #2668

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Wednesday, December 21, 1994 (All day)

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