Missing Walton County man may be in North Georgia Mountains

(Walton County Sheriff’s Office)

Authorities in Walton County are searching for a 57-year-old man who may be in the North Georgia Mountains.

Joseph Gerald Kitchens was last seen on April 6 around 8 a.m. traveling northbound on Highway 11, possibly to the mountains, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office said.

Kitchens is described by deputies as being 5-feet-8-inches tall, weighing about 200 pounds, with brown hair in a ponytail. He was seen wearing a brown jacket, brown boots, and blue jeans.

Kitchens may be driving a white 2003 Ford F-250 with Georgia tag PWR3754.

Anyone who sees him should call 911.

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