Big Spring Police Continue Search for Missing Man

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - Big Spring Police are looking for a missing person who may be a danger to himself and others.

Police are looking for 53-year-old Edward Allen Welch. Welch is believed to be suicidal and may be armed with a handgun.

His vehicle was found abandoned in a secluded area off FM 700 near Interstate 20 in Howard County over the weekend.

Authorities, aided by tracking dogs, have been searching for Welch. Police believe he may have hitched a ride on the interstate or hopped a train in Big Spring.

If you have information on his whereabouts, contact Big Spring Police.