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Hawkins County authorities searching for missing man

Published On: Feb 27 2013 04:14:43 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 27 2013 10:44:05 AM CST
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. -

UPDATE 11:43 a.m.: The man is believed to have been found. Click here to read the updated story.

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Hawkins County emergency rescue crews are asking for your help in the search for a missing person.

They tell us they are looking for a man who called them around 7:30 Tuesday night saying he broke his leg and is in the middle of the woods.

We learned he told authorities he had been dropped off on Stanley Valley Road, somewhere close to the Virginia state line.

Since then, they have not been able to identify him.

If you have information about this man or this phone number, Hawkins County authorities are asking you to call them at 423-272-7121.