Lafayette County man found safe

By NEMS Daily Journal

ABBEVILLE – A 77-year-old man who went missing from his Abbeville home Monday was found around 11 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department.

Wayne Ward reportedly flagged down a truck driver to ask for directions at the intersection of Highway 64 and 49 in Fair Oaks, Ark.

The truck driver called police.

“Wayne is safe and in good health at his home in Abbeville,” the press release stated. “The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department and the Ward (family) thank you for all your help.”

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