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UPDATE: Lexington County Sheriff's Department searching for missing elderly man

Swansea, SC (Diana Nation) - UPDATE: Mr. Jeffcoat has been located. The sheriff's department has not said where he was located but that he was tired and would be medically evaluated. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is working to find a missing dementia patient after efforts to locate him overnight were unsuccessful.

Bartow Jeffcoat is a 73-year-old black male who is 5’ 10” tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has gray hair and brown eyes. His family told deputies he has burn scars.

Jeffcoat’s son reported him as missing from his Huckabee Mill Road home in Swansea after he never returned from a walk Monday evening.

K-9 units and a helicopter were used in the overnight search.

Please look closely at the pictures of Jeffcoat and share with your friends on social media.If you see someone matching his description, please report his location to 911.

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