Police search for missing man in Otero Co.

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Authorities in Otero County need your help finding a missing mentally disabled man.

Sheriff’s deputies say Matthew Ellinger, of Tularosa, is 27-year-old but functions at an 8-year-old level.

He was last seen Thursday carrying a children’s backpack and a fishing pole.

Crews searched all weekend and came up empty Tuesday they’ll be searching by air.

His family says he needs special medication.

If you see him, call police.

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