Missing Lincolnton man found in woods near home

Missing Lincolnton man found in woods near home

LINCOLNTON, NC (WBTV) - Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies say a Lincolnton man reported missing on Sunday was found Tuesday and is okay.

Twenty-one-year-old Taz Damian Douglas Scronce left his Rain Tree Lane home Sunday night. His mother reported him missing at 7 a.m. Monday morning. Scronce reportedly has the mentality of a 12 year old.

Officials said Scronce had left a note that he was going to stay with a friend, but family members contacted all of his friends and no one had seen or heard from him.

Around 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, deputies said Scronce had been found in a wooded area near his home. They said he was in good condition and was not injured.

No further information about Scronce's disappearance or recovery was released.

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