Missing Guilford Co. man located, safely reunited with family

UPDATE 10:00 p.m. — Lonnie Hershel Wymer, Jr. has been located and safely reunited with his family.

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Lonnie Hershel Wymer, Jr.

Lonnie Hershel Wymer, Jr.

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Guilford County deputies are looking for a man who has been missing since Wednesday.

Sheriff BJ Barnes with the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office is asking for public assistance in finding 61-year-old Lonnie Hershel Wymer, Jr.

Wymer was last seen around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday at his home at 3129 Sedgefield Gate Road, according to deputies.

Deputies said he left his home to go for a walk and hasn’t been seen since.

Wymer, Jr. is described as a white male, standing 5’9” and weighing around 185 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a green and beige tropical shirt and green pants, according to deputies.

Wymer reportedly suffers from medical issues and needs access to his medications.

Anyone with information on Wymer’s whereabouts can call the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 373-2222 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.

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