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670DMCO - Robert Thomas Pillsen-Rahier

Left: Pillsen-Rahier, circa 1990; Right: Age-Progession to age 36 and age 40.

Name: Robert Thomas Pillsen-Rahier
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: July 6, 1990
Location Last Seen: Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado

Physical Description

Date of Birth: October 27, 1974
Age: 15 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 180 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: He wears glasses with silver frames and tinted lenses. Scar on middle of his forehead and scars on his last two toes on his right foot. Discoloration on right forearm and top of right hand due to burns from childhood. He has an unspecified medical condition.


Dentals: Available.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: A blue shirt and black trousers.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Robert Thomas Pillsen-Rahier, known as Robb or Bobby, ran away from Cheyenne Mesa, a treatment facility in Colorado Springs, now closed, for adolescents with emotional or mental problems. He was last seen about 8:45 A.M. in the vicinity of the 13500 block of South 8th Street.

On that day, he phoned his mother from the facility saying he couldn't tell his mother exactly what was wrong because the call was being monitored. She immediately called the center to visit him but was told the boy was on a planned outing. Later that day, a Cheyenne Mesa official called to say Robert had run away.

Robert ended up in the home after suffering behavioral and emotional problems stemming from finding his stepfather's body as a 7-year old boy. Robert's stepfather had shot himself.

Robert had never run away before and was diligent about staying in touch.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Colorado Springs Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Shawn Peterson
Agency Phone Number: 719-444-7598 or 7000
Agency E-Mail: peterssh(at)
Agency Case Number: 92-32349

NCIC Case Number: M597340593
NamUs Case Number: 5274
NCMEC Case Number: 741528

Information Source(s)


Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 1/4/16

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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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