Blanket found in Manitowoc County confirmed to be Elijah Vue’s as search for him continues

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TWO RIVERS, Wis. (WFRV) – The Two Rivers Police Department has released some significant information regarding the search for missing three-year-old Elijah Vue.

Police Chief Ben Meinnert says Elijah Vue still has not been found, but a red and white plaid blanket was located on Goodwin Road, east of County Road B in Manitowoc County, earlier in the investigation.

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Meinnert says that on Monday, they confirmed the blanket was Elijah Vue’s blanket.

The blanket was located 3.7 miles from the 3900 block of Mishicot Road in the city of Two Rivers, where Elijah was reported missing on February 20.

“We continue to request the public’s assistance in checking all urban and rural areas, including water, to find Elijah and locate any evidence related to his disappearance,” added Meinnert.

The Two Rivers Police Department is asking the public to continue to search and contact them immediately with any information they feel relevant through our tip line (844-267-6648), the Manitowoc County Crime Stoppers P3 App, or our police department email.

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Those with information leading to the discovery of Elijah may be eligible for a reward of up to $40,000. $10,000 from Manitowoc County Crime Stoppers for the arrest and charging of the individual/s responsible for his disappearance, $15,000 for information leading to the location and return of Elijah Vue and/or the arrest and conviction of the individual/s involved in his disappearance, and an additional $15,000 thanks to funds raised by donations set up through the City of Two Rivers.

No additional details were provided, and Local 5 News will update this as we learn more.

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