Boone police looking for missing 19-year-old man

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James Martin Roberts

BOONE, N.C. – Police in Boone are looking for a missing 19-year-old man who was last seen on the campus of Appalachian State University.

Authorities are looking for James Martin Roberts, who is described as a white 19-year-old man, standing 5’10” and weighing about 145 pounds.

He has brown hair and blue eyes and was last seen wearing a black, short sleeve, Appalachian State windbreaker, khaki shorts, gray new balance shoes and a white golf visor hat.

Authorities said he was last seen in the Appalachian State University Convocation Center on the school’s campus.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call the Boone Police Department at (828) 268-6900 or High Country Crime Stoppers at (828) 268-6959 / (828) 737-0125.

People can also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip at https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=1251 or Text “NCTIP plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES).