A 76-year-old Sumter man, suffering from the early stages of dementia, and his adopted 6-year-old son, were reported missing Sumter police said in a release late Friday night.
George Lawson was last seen around 4:30 p.m. when he picked up Sean Lawson from the child’s school, the Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church Christian Academic School in Sumter.
The elder Lawson stands about 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs about 182 pounds and has white hair and a beard. Sean Lawson is about 3 feet 5 inches tall and was last seen wearing his school uniform; navy blue pants, a white polo shirt, black sneakers with green trim and a blue jacket trimmed in black with a zippered front.
George Lawson was driving a white 2011 Chevy Cruze with the SC license tag number LAK529.
If you have information that can help locate the Lawsons, you are asked to call the Sumter Police Department at 803-436-2700 or 911.