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Update: Search for Isaak Glenn at Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park north of Florence
08/05/2010
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
Pager: (503) 323-3195
Email: gregg.hastings@state.or.us

Photo/sound file: http://www.flashalertnewswire.net/images/news/2010-08/1002/37300/Isaak.Glenn.2.jpg 
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Photo/sound file: http://www.flashalertnewswire.net/images/news/2010-08/1002/37300/Glenn.Campground.enter.JPG 
 
The search for 5-year old ISAAK BENJAMIN GLENN is continuing Thursday morning under the direction of the Lane County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue Unit. GLENN was reported missing Wednesday afternoon after he was last seen playing with other kids on a hill side behind a campsite at Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park about 12 miles north of Florence.
 
Lane County Sheriff's Deputy Wade Martin is coordinating the search efforts in and around the campground. Search and rescue personnel from Lane County will be assisted this morning by personnel and resources from Lincoln County. Twelve searchers and a canine were on foot early this morning searching. The ocean shore is about 1/4 mile west of the campground and searchers don't believe the boy has traveled in that direction.
 
Oregon State Police (OSP) detectives and troopers are interviewing everyone who stayed overnight at the campground which had no vacancies for the 70 recreational vehicle, trailer and tent sites.
 
On August 4, 2010 at approximately 5:00 p.m. ISAAK BENJAMIN GLENN, from Veneta, had arrived at the state park with family friends earlier in the day and was reportedly playing with several other children ages up to 17 near their campsite as the adult male family friend and his wife were preparing the camp site. They had arrived about 30 minutes earlier to spend two nights at the campground.
 
GLENN was last seen playing on a wooded hill side behind the camp site in view of the adults with the other kids when they noticed they didn't see him. Family friends assisted by several other campers and the park camp hosts immediately started searching around the park but were unable to find the boy. Oregon State Police was notified about 30 minutes later and four troopers responded. Nine Siuslaw Fire Department personnel also responded to help coordinate initial search efforts.
 
ISAAK BENJAMIN GLENN is described as a white male, 3 ft. 6 in. tall, weighing 40 – 45 pounds. He has red hair, brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, gray shorts with possible white stripe down each side, and flip-flop style sandals. His parents, Kristopher and Rebecca Glenn, were notified and drove from their home to the state park to help. They have declined media contact at this time so they can help with the search effort.
 
ISAAK's parents described him as outgoing, smart, friendly and energetic. He enjoys the outdoors but is not considered a risk taker. With his bright red hair, they said he "sticks out in a crowd like a sore thumb."
 
The family friends are described as being very close with ISAAK and his family. They have known ISAAK since he was an infant and have taken him on other trips with their family.
 
Conditions in the area Thursday morning are in the upper 50's with low clouds but good ground visibility.
 
A description of the park is available on the Oregon State Parks and Recreation website at:
http://www.oregonstateparks.org/park_123.php 
 
Photograph of ISAAK GLENN taken 08/03/2010. No other photographs of ISAAK are available at this time. Two photographs accompanying this release are of the campground entrance and the wooded hill side behind the camp site where ISAAK was last seen.
 
Please note any media coming to this area is asked to park in the Day Use parking lot across the highway from the entrance to the campground which currently has restricted access.