Micahl Dominic Ruise, 22
Lake City, Florida
Last seen February 5, 2020
Micahl Dominic Ruise, 22, had been missing since February 5, and his family is desperately looking for answers.
His mother thought she had a lead when she received a random text message on Sunday. The texted demanded an $8,000 ransom for the safe return of Micahl.
Police are investigating his disappearance and the mysterious message.
“The feeling is unreal,” said Tamica Lee, as she waited for information about her son’s disappearance. “Worry is like an understatement.”
Before Micahl disappeared he had an argument with his girlfriend, who accused him of hurting her child.
“He was very upset about the accusation,” his mother said. “He really was. There are people who have the reason to be angry.”
Micahl was living with his girlfriend in Lake City, Fl when he disappeared. He was last seen at the IHOP restaurant on U.S. 90.
Lake City police are leading the investigation, calling him a “missing and endangered person.” The family has also been circulating flyers, which led to the ransom demand.
Ruise is 6 feet tall, 150 pounds, with brown eyes. If you know where he is you’re asked to call the Lake City Police Department at (386) 752-4343. Lee is also accepting tips on her cellphone at 904-408-8158.