Houston Co. authorities searching for man missing since Dec. 28

Richard Davis (Source: Houston County Sheriff's Office)
Richard Davis (Source: Houston County Sheriff's Office)

The Houston County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a 55-year-old man who was last seen in Cherokee County on Saturday, Dec. 28.

According to a press release from the Houston County Sheriff's Office, HCSO deputies and Houston County Search and Rescue are actively searching for Richard Dean Davis. The vehicle that Davis was driving, a green and tan Ford F-150 pickup, was found Monday near Burrantown between FM 227 and County Road 1190.

Davis was last seen wearing blue jeans and a long sleeve shirt. According to the press release, Davis has medical issues and suffers from occasional seizures. He is 5-foot-eight and approximately 260 pounds, has black hair, and brown eyes.

Anyone with any information about Davis' whereabouts is urged to contact the Houston County Sheriff's Office at (936) 544-2862.

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