Search Underway In Southeast Ohio For Missing Man

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Athens police and other authorities are looking for a missing 21-year-old man.

Samuel J. Wiater of Lancaster Street was reported missing by his mother.

Wiater was believed to be headed to the Hocking River around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday.

A photo of Wiater was not immediately available.

He's described as a white male, 6' 1" tall and weighs around 175 pounds. He has a thin build with long, reddish-brown hair and hazel/green eyes. He was last seen wearing jeans, black tennis shoes and a blue Baja hoodie.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 740-593-6606.