Joseph Aaron Sharpe

Cherokee County deputies are asking for assistance in locating Joseph Aaron Sharpe, 36, of Blacksburg. He was reported missing by his family December 5 after he hasn't made contact with his family for days. 

CHEROKEE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office says Joseph Aaron Sharpe has been found safe.

Sheriff Steve Mueller with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office says an investigator with his office located Sharpe in a hospital in Rutherfordton, NC. 

Deputies say 36-year-old Joseph Aaron Sharpe was initially reported missing Wednesday around 1:05 p.m. by his family. 

Information shows that Sharpe was transported by EMS from Cherokee County on Bridges Road the night of November 25. He was taken to a hospital in Cleveland County. 

Investigators say he was released the following day at 10:30 a.m. and had not made contact with his family since then. 

Sharpe stands at 5'11'' and weighs 180 lbs. He is described as being bald with possible facial hair. He may be wearing a camouflage jacket. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 (888) CRIME-SC or Investigator Dee Haney at (864) 489-4722 with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. 

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