Authorities seek help in search for missing Riverhead man

The Riverhead Town Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 45-year-old man from Riverhead.

Police said Scott Pepples was last seen wearing a green army coat and gray jeans and “has had ties to the Bay Shore area in the last week.”

In a press release, officials described Mr. Pepples as a white man with brown eyes and black hair, 5’11” and approximately 210 pounds. Police also said he has a tattoo of the sun on his left forearm.

Anyone with any information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Riverhead Town Police at 631-727-4500 ext. 328. All calls will be kept confidential.