Newton County man reported missing

The Newton County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing Stringtown man. According to Sheriff Glenn Wheeler, 65-year-old Doug Shaddox was last seen Jan. 18th near Stringtown, located near Pruitt in central Newton County.

Shaddox is 6'1" and weighs approximately 190 pounds, with shaggy white hair and short white beard. He was last seen wearing a light blue jacket and black pants.

Shaddox was last seen near a family member's residence, but his vehicle was located at his residence. Sheriff Wheeler says Shaddox may have been experiencing a medical emergency when last seen.

Anyone with information on Shaddox's whereabouts is asked to contact the Newton County Sheriff's Office at 870-446-5124.

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