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Police locate lost hiker with active warrant near Lake Lure

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Edward "Eddie" Richburg (Source: Lake Lure Police Department) Edward "Eddie" Richburg (Source: Lake Lure Police Department)
LAKE LURE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Police said a man wanted out of South Carolina was located after he went missing while hiking in Lake Lure.

Officials with the Lake Lure Police Department, Lake Lure Fire Department, Chimney Rock State Park Rangers and numerous other agencies were notified about a missing hiker in the area around 5 p.m.

The hiker, identified as Edward "Eddie" Richburg, is described as a 34-year-old white male, was reported missing by companions around 8 p.m.

Police say Richburg is wanted out of South Carolina and is considered armed and dangerous.

On Monday morning, officers said a Lake Lure resident reported seeing a man matching Richburg's description around 8:30 a.m. on Boys Camp Road.

He was located and being evaluated by medical personnel with law enforcement officers standing by, police said.

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