Carbondale Authorities Aid In Search For Missing Mattoon Man

(MATTOON, IL) — The Carbondale Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult last seen in Carbondale. In the early morning hours of March 22, 2017, the Carbondale Police Department responded to a report of a missing person. Officers learned that on March 18, 2017, at an unknown time, 20-year-old Dylan Patton of Mattoon, Illinois, was last seen at the Amtrak Station located in the 300 block of South Illinois Avenue. Patton was supposed to be taking the train to visit family in Mattoon and then return to Carbondale on March 22. Patton’s whereabouts are unknown. Patton is 5-feet 9-inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds. Anyone with information on Patton’s whereabouts should contact the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200. The investigation into this incident is continuing.