American lone IDF soldier missing since Sunday, police say

Authorities call for public help in search for 21-year-old Givati soldier last seen at Tzrifin base in central Israel.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 19, 2014 14:28
 David Menachem Gordon

IDF soldier David Menachem Gordon.. (photo credit: ISRAEL POLICE)

 
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Authorities have called for the public to help locate an IDF soldier who has reportedly been missing since Sunday.

The IDF in cooperation with police and the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) were searching for Givati soldier David Menachem Gordon, aged 21, who was last seen at Tzrifin, a military base in central Israel, around noon Sunday.

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Gordon - a lone soldier from America - was last seen dressed in his IDF uniform, bearing the Givati Brigade's purple beret.

Gordon speaks Hebrew with an American accent, police said. He was reported missing by his IDF commander.

Central District police said like any missing soldier case there is concern for his safety and the Shin Bet and army are involved in the case

They also said there is, for now, no indication that he went missing willingly.

The public is encouraged to report any information regarding the case to police operators at *100 or 08-9279244.


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