Missing Rowan County man not seen since Easter

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The Rowan County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a man not seen since Easter.

Authorities released a photo and description of James Michael Beam Thursday. A family member reported Beam missing on July 14 but told investigators Beam sometimes drifts between residences. He was last known to be in Richfield.

Beam is described as a 57-year-old white man. He is about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weights 160 pounds. He has gray hair, brown eyes and a Chinese symbol tattoo on his left hand.

Anyone with information about Beam's whereabouts are asked to call 704-216-8687.