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Police are searching for a student who was attending Cheshire Academy after he was reported missing on Feb. 4.
John Ivanoff, 16, who is originally from Ohio, was last seen in Cheshire at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Ivanoff had been residing at Cheshire Academy, where he was taking courses.
According to Cheshire Police Lt. Jay Markella, neither the school nor Ivanoff’s parents are currently aware of his whereabouts, however Markella stated that police believe him to be safe.
“We have information that would indicate that he is not in any danger,” said Markella.
Ivanoff had recently been disciplined by Cheshire Academy, Markella stated, but would not disclose any specifics.
Ivanoff is 5’7” tall, weighs approximately 140 pounds and describes as having a medium build. He has brown hair, hazel eyes, and a fair complexion. He is known to frequent New Haven and also the University of Connecticut Storrs campus, police stated, and he may be in the company of a female friend.
Markella asked that anyone with information about Ivanoff’s whereabouts contact the Cheshire Police Department at (203) 271-5500.