Some new information regarding the 36 year old Mennonite father and his 18 month old son reported missing from their home in Stanley was released at a press conference this morning in Ontario County. Sheriff Phil Povero said Leroy Newswanger and son might be heading towards Washington D.C.
Investigators don’t believe this incident is a related to a domestic dispute as Newswanger had a routine day before leaving his home Thursday.
Sheriff Povero says they have reached out to the Mennonite community for their help.
Sheriff Povero said there is no history of domestic violence involving Leroy Newswanger against the 18 month old.
Newswanger’s vehicle information has been shared with law enforcement up and down the east coast. Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Ontario County Sheriff Office at (800) 394-4560.