State Police Searching for Missing Warren State Hospital Patient


WARREN, Pa. – Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a man who walked off the Warren State Hospital grounds Monday afternoon.

UPDATE, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 16: The missing man has been located.

According to PSP-Warren, Jorden Mickens, 24, climbed over a WSH fence at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 15 and proceeded to the Warren Commons where he fled into the woods behind Lowe’s.

“Mickens was able to elude several police officers and facility employees,” police said, and a helicopter called in to assist was unable to locate Mickens.

Police describe Mickens as a black male who is 6’2″ tall and weighs 175 pounds. Mickens was wearing blue jeans, a tan shirt, a tan hoodie, and tennis shoes. He is lengthy, clean-shaven, and may have a disability with his right arm, police said.

Mickens is not considered armed or dangerous, according to police.

Anyone who comes in contact with Mickens is asked to call PSP-Warren at 814-728-3600