Wanted Camden County man missing after running from deputies

2 years 5 months 2 days ago Monday, March 14 2016 Mar 14, 2016 Monday, March 14, 2016 2:29:00 PM CDT March 14, 2016 in News
By: Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CAMDEN COUNTY - Camden County Sheriff's Office announced Monday they are searching for a 37-year-old man after he evaded sheriff's deputies by jumping in a river. 

Mathew Valentine is wanted in Camden County with several active warrants out for his arrest. Deputies learned of his whereabouts on March 8. They found Valentine near Tunnel Dam on the Big Niangua River where he jumped in the river to attempt to hide. The Sheriff's Office said Valentine did not make it across the river and was swept downstream.

Friends of Valentine said he was last seen on March 8 and a missing persons report was filed on March 11.

Valentine is identified by deputies as 5 feet 7 inches tall and approximately 210 pounds with multiple tattoos on his hands, arms and chest.

If you have information about Valentines whereabouts, please contact the Camden County Sheriff's Office at (573) 346-2243. 

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