Tips sought to find missing Detroit father

Mark Hicks

Detroit police are seeking tips to find a father missing for more than a month.

Acquaintances last saw Robert Rice at about 11 p.m. Dec. 1 in the 9100 block of Hartwell on the city’s west side, investigators said in a statement Wednesday. The 39-year old left the home to buy food and has not been seen or heard from since.

He is described as 6 feet tall with a heavy build, last seen wearing all black clothing and driving a green 2000 Ford Explorer. Rice also uses a cane to walk.

Anyone who has seen him or knows his whereabouts is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Second Precinct Investigative Unit at (313) 596-5200 or (313) 596-5240. Anonymous tips also can be submitted through Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.