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John Wesley Williams
John Wesley Williams

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a missing 68-year-old man.

John Wesley Williams, of Shallotte, was last seen at 4646 Maple Hill Road in Shallotte at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to sheriff’s office spokeswoman Emily Flax.

Williams is a white male who is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 220 pounds. He has brown hair, brown eyes and a mole on his right cheek. He was last seen wearing a plaid button-down shirt, blue jeans and brown cowboy boots.

“Mr. Williams does have some medical issues that he takes medication for. He does not have his medication with him,” Flax said.

Williams drives a white Toyota Tundra with N.C. license plate BHP-9242, Flax said. His direction of travel is unknown.

Anyone with information about Williams or his whereabouts is asked to contact the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office at 910-253-2777 or call 911.