kirk-cameron-andrew-koenig-500.jpgFamily and friends have been reaching out for information on missing “Growing Pains” star Andrew Koenig. Now, Kirk Cameron, has added his plea for Koenig’s safe return.

“I am very concerned to hear of the disappearance of my old friend Andrew Koenig,” Cameron says in a statement to Zap2it.
“Although I have not had contact with him for many years, I can
remember many of the fun times we had on the set of ‘Growing Pains.’ I
am praying for his family during this time of distress and for his safe
return.”

]]>first to confirm Andrew’s disappearance with his family. His sister Danielle Koenig told us he was visiting friends in Vancouver. He was scheduled to return home on February 16 and Vancouver Police were notified on February 18 after he didn’t arrive.
 
According to worried friends and family, Andrew has recently been despondent and they’re concerned for his well-being. His father, Walter Koenig, who played Chekov on “Star Trek,” has dedicated his website to getting information out about his missing son. Reports say he has sold his possessions in Los Angeles and he turned down several opportunities for work before he left for Vancouver. He is white, 5’5″ tall, 135 lbs., with long, brown shoulder-length hair and brown eyes. He was last seen in a bakery in the Stanley Park area of Vancouver.
 
If you’ve seen Andrew since Sun. Feb. 14 or have information about his whereabouts, The Vancouver Police Department asks that you call 911. Follow  Zap2it’s Dish Rag on Twitter, @TheRealJethro on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest celeb news and buzz. Related: ‘Growing Pains’ star Andrew Koenig missing, confirms sister [Updated]
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