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This man’s been missing since Friday and James City County Police need your help

Anthony Lawson , a 19-year-old man from James City County, has been missing since Friday. (WYDaily
Anthony Lawson , a 19-year-old man from James City County, has been missing since Friday. (WYDaily/Courtesy of James City County Police)

UPDATE Dec. 14, 2020 (2:25 pm.): James City County Police reported finding Anthony Lawson safe.


A 19-year-old man has been missing since Friday and the James City County Police Department needs the public’s help finding him.

Anthony Lawson was last seen leaving his house on the 100 block of Neighbors Drive on Dec. 11 wearing a black hoodie with red stripes, black pants, black Nike shoes and a gray, white and black jacket, police said.

He is 5-foot-8 and weighs about 130 pounds.

“Lawson suffers from a cognitive impairment and medical conditions that pose a credible threat to his health and safety, and he is need of medication,” according to the department’s news release. “He is not considered to be a danger to the public.”

Anyone with information about Lawson can call the police department at 757-566-0112.


Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsiglianohttp://wydaily.com
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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