UPDATED INFORMATION REGARDING MISSING PERSON INVESTIGATION OF AUSTIN COLSON.
Troopers and Detectives continue to investigate the disappearance of Austin Colson (9/23/98.) Colson was last seen at his residence, 224 Rainbow St in Royalton, on January 11, 2018.
Colson was believed to have made plans to collect scrap metal during the day on Thursday, January 11. Earlier this week, the utility trailer Colson was believed to have been using was found abandoned on Downer Road in Sharon. The trailer was partially loaded with scrap metal. Photos of the trailer and some of the scrap on it are shown here.
Police are seeking assistance with identifying any locations where this metal may have been collected from. The scrap most likely was collected during the day on January 11 in the Royalton, Sharon, or immediate surrounding areas. Anyone who can identify some of this material, recalls interacting with Austin Colson that day, or has information about his disappearance is urged to contact the Vermont State Police Royalton Barracks at 802 234-9933.