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UPDATE: Barboursville Man Found Safe

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 7/14/14 @ 1:30 p.m.
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A man who had been missing from Barboursville has been found safe and is being reunited with his family, according Barboursville Police

Investigators say Robert Pettit, 54, was last seen by a neighbor coming home from work about 11 p.m. June 30.

Pettit lived alone, and relatives said it is very unusual for him to disappear like he did.

Barbourville Police Detective Greg Lucas tells WSAZ.com that Pettit was found in Richmond Hill, Georgia, about 10:30 a.m. Monday.

Lucas said investigators got several leads last week that Pettit might be in the Georgia area.

Lucas tells WSAZ.com that this morning he was on the phone with a clerk at a convenience store in Richmond Hill when Mr. Pettit walked through the door.

Lucas says the clerk called police, who arrived at the store and determined that Petit was safe and in good condition. Lucas said Pettit then called his son.

Last week, media reports in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, reported that Pettit had been seen at a pharmacy nearby in Murrells Inlet on July 7.



ORIGINAL STORY 7/3/14
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Police need help in locating a missing man from Barboursville.

Investigators say Robert Pettit, 54, was last seen by a neighbor coming home from work Monday evening about 11 p.m.

Pettit lived alone, and relatives say it is very unusual for him to disappear like this.

Robert is 5’4”, weighs180 pounds, and has a dark beard and dark hair.

He drives a 2001 dark blue Chevy S-10 pick up truck, with W.Va. plate 8MR266.

If you see Mr. Pettit or know where he might be, you are urged to call or message Detective Lucas at 304-736-5203 ext 121.

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