UPDATE: As of Thursday afternoon Accomack County Sheriff's Department has conducted a search of the surrounding areas and has found no trace of Thornton.
The Accomack County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in locating John Benjamin Thornton, III of Temperanceville, Virginia. Thornton was last seen around
3:00 a.m. on Monday January 11, 2010 by his girlfriend.
Thornton is 55 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches tall with blue eyes and fair reddish complextion. He was last seen wearing light blue jeans, white tennis shoes,a red shirt with black and white on it, long johns, also a dark colored t-shirt. Thornton sometimes wears glasses.
The Accomack County Sheriff's Department conducted searches on Monday and Tuesday but were unable to find any trace of the missing man.
If you have any information concerning the whereabouts of John Benjamin Thornton, III please call the Accomack County Sherriff's Office: 757-787-1131 or 757-787-1264.
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