Police looking for missing Bristol man

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BRISTOL — Police are investigating a missing person case in Bristol and asking members of the public to report any possible sightings.

Walter Rusch, 63, of Bristol, was reported missing from his home at 5:45 p.m. Friday, April 16.

Police learned that Rusch was last seen at home overnight Thursday into Friday but was gone by 6 a.m.

He is believed to be on foot and might have been spotted walking in downtown Bristol at about 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Rusch did not take his personal effects with him.

The case does not appear to be suspicious at this time, but police say there are concerns for Rusch’s welfare.

He is a white man, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 165 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

He was wearing a moss-green rain jacket and dark-colored pants.

Anyone with information or who sees a person fitting Rusch’s description is asked to call the Vermont State Police in New Haven at 802-388-4919.