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distraught US Irish community asks for help after young Irishman goes missing in California

Gary Reilly was last seen getting on a bus from Bakersfield to LA on Tuesday night

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A missing poster for Gary Reilly

A missing poster for Gary Reilly

A missing poster for Gary Reilly

The Irish community in Southern California has been sharing urgent appeals for information about a young Irishman who has gone missing. 

Gary Reilly was last seen getting on a bus from Bakersfield to LA on Tuesday night (May 5).

People have been sharing a missing poster for Gary with his details online.

Alongside a picture of Gary it reads: “Help bring Garry Reilly home.

“Last known whereabouts: May 3 2022 getting bus from Bakersfield to LA.

Age 28/Nationality Irish/green eyes/brown hair/6’2”/200 pounds."

One Irish person sharing the message on twitter wrote: “Gary Reilly was last seen getting on a bus from Bakersfield to LA California. He's Irish. Please be on the lookout and share. Thanks in advance."

Another added: “My friend Gary Reilly has been missing since Tuesday night 5/3/2022 he was getting the midnight bus from Bakersfield to Los Angeles and got ejected from the bus somewhere between Santa Clarita and Bakersfield.

“Gary is tall, travelling light carrying a backpack and has a thick Irish accent.

“Please print this poster and hang it on your business premises.

“His family are distraught and would greatly appreciate your help in finding their son/brother. "

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The Irish Outreach Center said: Gary Reilly has been missing since this past Wednesday. Please share throughout the Irish communities of Southern California.”

The San Francisco Sons of Boru/Celts added: “Please share. We’re looking for any information we can on the whereabouts of Gary Reilly. Please reach out to the police or call the number below if you have seen or heard from Gary over the last week. Thank you."

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