Missing Sumter Co. man found safe

rlowe@thestate.comFebruary 15, 2014 

James McTillman

James McTillman, SUmter man reported missing Saturday, February 15, 2014

SUMTER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Updated: A missing Sumter man was found safe Saturday night, according to police.

Officers were later able to locate him around 8 p.m. at a convenience store in Manning.

Original story:Sumter police are asking for the public’s help in locating 73-year-old James McTillman of English Street in Sumter.

McTillman, who suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease, is thought to have walked away from his Sumter home around 3 p.m. Saturday.

He’s described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 145 pounds. He has white hair and a white beard, Sumter Police said in a news release.

He was last seen dressed in a black jacket or coat, blank pants, white shirt, white hat and sunglasses.

If you believe you have seen McTillman, you are asked to call 803-436-2700 or dial 911.

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