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Sheriff looking for missing Woodleaf man

Missing

Austin Scott Reed

WOODLEAF  — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a missing person Tuesday who was last seen on Sunday, Feb. 16.

Austin Scott Reed, a 24-year-old white male, of 777 Chaffin Road, Woodleaf, was reported missing by his mother, Anna Reed. Austin Reed is 5 feet 9 inches in height, weighs 145 pounds, and has both brown hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a khaki jacket, blue jeans (speckled with paint), a long sleeve T-shirt, and tie-up boots. Austin Reed has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, and has left home before, but has always returned within 24 hours.

His family has checked locations in the area of their residence, but have not been able to locate Austin. A person did report seeing him on Foster Road, walking towards Cleveland at about 4 p.m. on Feb. 16, and said he offered Austin a ride. Austin told this person that he was headed to Tennessee. It was reported that Austin does have a sister that lives in Sparta, Tenn.

Austin Reed has been entered into NCIC as a missing person. Please contact the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office at 704-216-8700 or your local 911 if you have information as to the location of Austin Scott Reed.

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