Police find missing Florida man's car at inn

RUTLAND TOWN-Robert Servian, age 61, was reported missing April 2 in Sarasota, Fla. Both he and his vehicle were entered into the National Crime Information Center by the Sarasota Police Department. The last communication received from Servain was in the form of an e-mail received by his wife March 30.

Servain is described as 6 feet tall, 210 pounds, white hair, and blue eyes.

There is no information about clothing he was wearing at the time of his disappearance. Servain's wife advised that he had lost 35 pounds over the last year, but did not describe him as being in good physical condition.

She advised that he used to be a hiker, who had done a lot of hiking along the Appalachian Trial, and might be in the Rutland area. She advised that he had not done this in a long time. She further stated that he was born in New York but grew up in Connecticut.

Servain's wife feels that he is probably despondent and possibly suicidal.

She advised Vermont State Police that she is unaware of anyone who he might be meeting or who would have picked him up in the Rutland area.

Upon responding to the Holiday Inn, a trooper found Servain's 2010 white Honda two-door, with Florida registration 355LIL, parked in the northeast lot of the Holiday Inn in Rutland Town. Inspection of the vehicle did not show any signs of foul play. The vehicle was secured and in good condition.

Holiday Inn personnel advised the VSP that employees at the inn have commented about the length the vehicle had been in the parking lot and felt it was suspicious.

Upon reporting to the Vermont State Police, the vehicle was run in the NCIC database, which alerted in reference to the missing person report. They stated that the vehicle was first noticed it in the lot approximately 3 to 4 weeks prior to this date.

Anyone with any information is requested to contact Det. Sgt. Albert Abdelnour at the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland, 802-773-9101.

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