Left: Robert circa, 1979
Right: Age Progressed to age 46
Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Missing Since: June 30, 1979
Missing From: Coopersburg, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Classification: Non-Family Abduction
Date Of Birth: April 18, 1963
Age: 16 years old
Height and Weight: 5’7″ and 140 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian Male, Blonde hair, Hazel eyes, Robert has a small scar on his cheek underneath his right eye, Robert also has a mole on the right portion of his face
Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue shirt with the phrase “Beach Bum” on it, a pair of cut-off jeans, tan shoes with crepe soles, and was wearing a cross necklace, the chain was silver and the cross was white
NCMEC Number: 601783
Details of Disappearance
Robert Keck was last seen in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania on June 30th of 1979. He departed from his family’s residence and was last seen walking down Coopersburg Road towards the town of Coopersburg at 1:00 pm. He had plans to to walk to his girlfriends house which was located approximately 2 miles away from where he lived at the time.
Robert never arrived to her house and was never seen or heard from again. Robert did not bring any possessions with him besides the cloths on his back. He did not have a runaway history and he did not make any indications of wanting to leave on his own accord. He had a good relationship with his family and was an average student at the time of his disappearance.
Roberts mother told authorities that Robert stated he was expecting a ride from someone later in the day. He often got rides from friends and acquaintances and he often walked to places. Robert was not licensed as a driver and hadn’t even taken a learners permit.
Roberts case remains unsolved. His case is classified as a non family abduction due to unknown factors in his case even though no evidence of foul play has been found.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Upper Saucon Township Police Department 610-282-3064
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children