A multipronged search is underway for a 27-year-old, Oak Lawn man reported missing early Sunday morning.
Alpha Sabbithi, of the 4100 block of West 93rd Place, was reported missing at 2:23 a.m. by his family, . Sabbithi is said to be suffering from depression.
Cook County Forest Preserve Police searched the Maple Lake Forest Preserve at 95th Street and Wolf Road on all-terrain vehicles after Sabbithi’s car was found parked nearby on Sunday.
Police said there was nothing remarkable about the car’s condition and that Sabbithi’s cell phone, wallet and car keys were locked inside.
A bloodhound from the Joliet Police tracked a scent to the Saganashkee Slough at 107th Street and 104th Avenue. The scent was lost there.
The Cook County Forest Preserve Police having jurisdiction in the area have now taken the lead in the search for the missing 27-year-old man, and will continue to have officers in the area.
Sabbithi was last seen wearing a black T-shirt with “Hollywood” written in white letters across the front and brown cargo pants. He has brown hair and eyes, and a medium build.
Oak Lawn police are asking the public to call them with any information about Sabbithi at 708-422-8292.
The missing man’s brother, Victor, also asks anyone with information to call him at 708-921-0726.