Missing Lancaster Man Found Safe

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Authorities say Mr. Cauthen was found safe on I-77 and has been reunited with his family.

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LANCASTER, SC– The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in locating Hazel Cauthen, who has been missing since about 3:00 a.m Tuesday, May 14th.

Cauthen is a 72-year-old black male who is 5’10” tall and weighs 140 lbs. He has gray hair and hazel eyes.

Cauthen was last seen wearing a navy shirt, blue jeans, and a hat.

At about 3:00 this morning Mr. Cauthen reportedly walked outside his house on Hilldale Drive in Lancaster. He likely got into his blue/white trim 1996 Ford F-150 truck bearing South Carolina tag HLG243 and drove away.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office at 803-283-3388 or contact Midlands Crimestoppers at (888-274-6372)