• Man found wandering alone identified, reunited with family

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    NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. - UPDATE 8/21: Covington police have been able to identify the man late Tuesday night and reunite him with his family. The department thanks everyone who shared the posts and offered help.

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    The Covington Police Department needs your help. 

    Officials told Channel 2 Action News that officers found a man walking on Puckett Street in Covington on Tuesday afternoon.

    "He is unable to tell us who he is, where he lives or the names of any relatives. His name is possibly Perry," Covington police posted to their Facebook Page.

    Officers said they have canvassed the area and contacted all local nursing homes and have been unable to identify the man.

    If you recognize him, please call the Covington Police Department at 770-786-7605.


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