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Jun 21, 2019 1:11 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

Police Search For Missing Water Mill Resident

Jun 21, 2019 1:53 PM

A Water Mill resident who may be in need of medical attention has been reported missing, and Suffolk County Police have issued a Silver Alert.

Robert Clinton, 59, was last seen at SOCR house, located at 1272 Montauk Highway in Water Mill on June 17 at approximately 3 p.m. SOCR house is a residence for psychiatric patients.

Mr. Clinton was described as white, 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 260 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a T-shirt and blue jeans.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on Mr. Clinton’s whereabouts to call the Southampton Town Police at 631-728-5000 or 911.

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Why is this alert being broadcast FOUR DAYS after Mr. Clinton was last seen?
By PBR (4956), Southampton on Jun 21, 19 1:57 PM
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Wait whoa what? That little residence at Eastland Nursery is not the owner's house but is actually an unsecured transitional home for people who have come from inpatient mental health facilities and the Riverhead jail?? I like Eastland but definitely not going to the back garden to pick out plants alone anymore (or at least not without my STI friend).
By localEH (426), East Hampton on Jun 21, 19 3:33 PM
TMI, no one wants to hear about your infectious diseases.
By Pacman (273), Southampton on Jun 21, 19 3:53 PM
It’s been there forever.you might want to see a dr. about your condition.
By Fred s (3311), Southampton on Jun 21, 19 4:11 PM
Illiterate and ignorant - clearly a winning combination for you and Pac. How embarrassingly sad that pettiness is your fundamental character trait.
By localEH (426), East Hampton on Jun 21, 19 10:34 PM
Thanks local, I’ll keep that in mind when you start your tired misleading whining about the airport. Duly noted.. by the way what is STI? Sorry for your lack of sense of humor.
By Fred s (3311), Southampton on Jun 21, 19 10:45 PM
Your feigned ignorance is unconvincing. You know exactly what an STI 1911 is but choose to be petty and malicious simply because you disagree with me on a completely unrelated topic. Want to hear something funny, try Googling what qualifies as actionable slander per se. You nailed two qualifiers in one fell swoop.
By localEH (426), East Hampton on Jun 22, 19 7:11 AM
Local, I googled STI. It came up with sexually transmitted diseases. You should have included 1911.im familiar with that gun. Unlike you I’m not afraid to go anywhere without carrying a gun. As to the second part about the airport, that’s your cross to bear.you want to hear something funny? It’s an alleged full grown man who feels he has to carry a gun to go buy landscaping materials.
By Fred s (3311), Southampton on Jun 22, 19 7:34 AM
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Great for you, enjoy being a machismo keyboard warrior. I’m a 120lb woman who is prudent enough to be ready to protect herself when going alone into a remote area where a known mental patient who is off his medication just escaped. First you allege I have a loathsome disease and now you call me a coward - you’re on quite the misogynistic roll.
By localEH (426), East Hampton on Jun 22, 19 5:34 PM
No , never projected you as a coward. I’ve been to easel and farms many many times. Never dreamed of needing to be armed. I drive past eastland farms maybe 6-8 times a day. Everyone is aware of the socr house. I’m not sure if any crimes were committed by the people there.as to the misogynistic roll, no idea you were a woman. Now that I do know, rest assured any comments aren’t sexist or misogynistic. Also , maybe a little compassion for the mentally ill isn’t hard to do.
Jun 23, 19 8:08 PM appended by Fred s
Just in case you didn’t notice , people post anonymously on here. No gender, age etc.
By Fred s (3311), Southampton on Jun 22, 19 8:08 PM
So how crazy is this guy? Are we talkin kanye or hannibal?
By C Law (354), Water Mill on Jun 22, 19 7:47 PM
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Escaped? Known Mental Patient? Wow, I didnt know they were harboring the mentally insane. Get a grip, Local!
By Infoseeker (280), Hampton Bays on Jun 23, 19 7:48 PM
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he's dressed like a pink hydrangea. Search the area.
By mellowman (6), east hampton on Jun 23, 19 8:36 PM
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