Hot Springs PD searching for missing man; considered armed and dangerous

Cody Lien

(UPDATE: 12/15/20 @ 10:40 P.M.): Hot Springs Chief of Police Mike Close has confirmed that shortly after 7 p.m. on Tuesday, they received a call from a clerk at the Corner Pantry in Hot Springs. Lien reportedly attempted to steal alcohol from the gas station, and when he was confronted by the clerk, he brandished a firearm. Lien is reportedly wearing dark jeans and a Carhartt brand jacket. Hot Springs PD chased Lien for more than a mile through the hills and river before losing sight of him. Chief Close said there may be a possibility that Lien was picked up in a vehicle. Hot Springs PD has followed up on leads regarding his whereabouts, including his last known address. The Corner Pantry Clerk has been shaken up from the traumatic event.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately.


HOT SPRINGS, S.D. — The Fall River County Sheriff’s Office and Hot Springs Police Department are asking for help in finding Cody Lien.
Lien is 6 feet tall, 160 lbs., and wearing a dark hoodie.
He is considered armed and dangerous.
Please call 911 if you see him or know his whereabouts.

We are currently looking for the publics help in finding Cody Lien. Cody 6’0, 160 lbs and wearing a dark hoodie.

He is…

Posted by Hot Springs South Dakota Police Department on Tuesday, December 15, 2020

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