Authorities search for missing men

By DeeAnna Haney | Feb 04, 2014
Robert Douglas Parks

Authorities at the Haywood County Sheriff's Office have found two local men who were recently reported missing in separate incidents.

Robert Douglas Parks, 38, was reported missing Monday after he failed to keep an appointment. Friends and family reported they have not heard from him since late Sunday night.

Parks is a white male about 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing about 185 pounds, with reddish brown hair and brown eyes. He was last known to be wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, blue ASIC shoes with yellow laces and a black coat.

In a different incident, James Christopher Franklin, 28, was reported missing Saturday, Feb. 1 by family. Franklin was last seen Jan. 30 in the area of Paragon Parkway in Clyde.

Franklin was located safe in Buncombe County Wednesday morning.

Anyone with information about either man is asked to call the Haywood County Sheriff's Office at 828-452-6666.