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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Mentally challenged man missing after jumping out of car


Update: Police found Farrow at around 6:30 p.m.

A mentally challenged Gainesville man jumped out of a moving car near his home around the area of 2400 SE Hawthorne Rd, Gainesville Police said.

He is currently missing.

At around 3 p.m., Christopher M. Farrow, 26, escaped on foot from his caregiver's car into a wooded area.

GPD spokeswoman Cpl. Angelina Valuri said Farrow has a history of running away, and last time this happened he was found near Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Farrow was last seen wearing glasses, black pants and a black shirt. He's 6'01'' and 240 pounds.

Anyone with information is urged to call GPD at 352-955-1818.


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