ST. CLOUD - February 17th is Jacob Wetterling's 36th birthday, Wetterling went missing from St. Joseph on October 22, 1989 and his case remains open and unsolved.

The Jacob Wetterling Resource Center made an announcement on its Facebook page, saying they remain optimistic that Wetterling will be found someday.

"We are thankful for all of the people from around the world who continue to hold Jacob's story close to their heart," the post read, "This community will never stop wishing, working and hoping for answers.

Wetterling was kidnapped when he was with his brother and another friend. They were threatened at gunpoint by a masked unknown individual.

If you have any information that could help lead to answers you’re asked to contact the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department at 251-4240 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited children at 800-THE-LOST.