Found safe: APD issues Purple Alert

Press release from Alachua Police Department

Update: Flagg has been found and is safe and unharmed.

ALACHUA, Fla. – The Alachua Police Department is asking for your assistance in locating 28-year-old Montrell Dantae Flagg. Flagg was last seen on January 30, 2023, at his residence in Alachua, Florida. Flagg was last seen wearing a gray shirt, black sweatpants, red Nike shoes, and a gray backpack.

Contact the Alachua Police Department at 386-462-1396 or 911 if you have any information on the whereabouts of Montrell Flagg. You may also leave an anonymous tip by contacting Alachua County Crime Stoppers Inc at 352-372-7867.

The Florida Purple Alert is used to assist in the location of missing adults suffering from a mental or cognitive disability that is not Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia-related disorder; an intellectual disability or a developmental disability; a brain injury; other physical, mental, or emotional disabilities that are not related to substance abuse; or a combination of any of these and whose disappearance poses a credible threat of immediate danger or serious bodily harm.