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Mattie's Call issued for elderly male
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The Newton County Sheriff's Office has issued a statewide Mattie's call for a missing 72-year-old male by the name of Jack McCarty.

The elderly male has symptoms of the early onset of Parkinson's disease and has Diabetes. A personal caregiver reported the man walked away from a residence they were visiting around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. He hasn't been seen or heard from since.

He was last seen wearing a brown t-shirt, blue jeans, brown house slippers and walks with a cane. Mr. McCarty is described as a white male, 6' 1" 170 pounds, with short gray hair and a large forehead.

At the time of this press release Mr. McCarty is due for his medication for his diabetic condition.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts or who has contact with this missing person is strongly urged to contact 911 or the Newton County Sheriff's Office with this information at (678) 625-1421 or (678) 625-1401.