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78-year-old hunter in Doddridge County found safe

A 78-year-old male that was reported missing in Doddridge County has been found safe.
Published: Nov. 23, 2021 at 9:57 AM EST
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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - UPDATED STORY: Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 11:13 a.m.

A 78-year-old male that was reported missing in Doddridge County has been found safe, according to the Doddridge County 911 Center.

The 911 Center said he was found in the area officers were searching for him.

ORIGINAL STORY: Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 9:58 a.m.

A 78-year-old male has been reported missing in Doddridge County.

He was last seen around 2:00 Monday afternoon on Rube Leggett Rd. in Doddridge County, according to the Doddridge County 911 Center.

Officials say the man is approximately 5′5″ tall and 165 pounds.

The center says he was wearing full coverage blaze orange camouflage.

A name has not been released at this time, according to the 911 Center.

The 911 Center believes that a helicopter search is underway.

Stick with 5 News as this story develops.

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