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Laurel County man found safe

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Posted at 12:18 PM, Sep 06, 2021

LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Laurel County Sheriff's Office announced at 5:46 p.m. on Monday that 46-year-old Ricky Smallwood was found safe.

The sheriff's office was looking for a man who hadn't been seen in more than 24 hours.

Authorities said Smallwood was last seen off of Langford Lane off D. Anders Road, eight miles west of London, on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. and hadn't been seen since.

Smallwood's phone was pinged to Boiling Springs, North Carolina shortly before 11:00 a.m. Monday. He may be driving a tan-colored Chevy Silverado pickup with the Kentucky license plate AXB432.

If you know where he is, contact the Laurel County Sheriff's Office at (606) 864-6600 or (606) 878-7000.