Police search for missing man in Butler Township

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BUTLER TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – Police in Butler Township are searching the woods for a man they say claimed he wanted to harm himself.

Butler Township Police Chief John Porter tells 2 NEWS Brian Cheatwood claimed he wanted to harm himself and has not been seen since Friday. Porter says Cheatwood is from the Butler Township area.

“Brian had made some suggestions that he may harm himself and so we were concerned that he may be injured or worse yet that he may have passed away somewhere in the wooded area over the weekend,” Porter said.

Cheatwood’s car was found at the end of Secretariat Court Tuesday.  The vehicle was removed from the wooded area that borders the city of Vandalia, Bulter Township and Harrison Township in Dayton.

Police and rescue dogs are searching the area now.

Porter says if anyone has information about Cheatwood to contact the Butler Township Police Department.

2 NEWS is on the scene and will keep you updated as we learn more about this developing story.

 

 

 

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