Lumpkin County deputies need help finding 50-year-old man who disappeared

LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Lumpkin County deputies are asking the public to help them find a man who was last seen on Sunday.

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Deputies do say Tony Lamar Cates, 50, called a co-worker early the next morning and was reportedly in good shape. A short time after that call, they say his truck was found around 5:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Mill Creek Baptist Church with nobody in it.


The only description deputies had of Cates is that of a 50-year-old male with a beard that appeared to have been recently grown. The did not say if he might be in any danger.

If you’ve seen Cates, deputies ask that you call them immediately at 706-482-2619.

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