Man leaves west Michigan group home, believed to be heading to Midland

Joseph Lucas

A 19-year-old man walked away from his west Michigan group home and is believed to be heading to Midland.

Joseph Lucas, who also goes by Joe or Jose, left Exodus Place in Grand Rapids on Sunday, June 8th, stating that he was going to Louisiana with a friend. He also said that he had not been taking his psychiatric medication.

Officials believe that Lucas is actually heading to Midland where his mother lives.

Lucas is 6' 2" tall, and weighs about 240 pounds. He also has a legal guardian.

Anyone with information about Lucas should call the Grand Rapids Police Department at (616) 456-3400.