UPDATE: Greenville police officers find missing man


A man who went missing from his group home in Greenville Thursday afternoon has been located.

James Proffitt was found by Greenville police officers unharmed Friday morning under the overpass at Exist 73B off 264.

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The Greenville Police Department is asking for your help in trying to find a missing man.

37-year-old James Proffitt was reported missing from his group home, in Greenville, around 4 p.m. on Thursday. He was last seen in the area of South Memorial Drive and West Fifth Street around 12:30 Thursday afternoon.

Proffitt suffers from several cognitive impairments, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

He is described as being about five feet, nine inches tall; weighing 250 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt with the number ’23’ written in gold-lettering across the chest, and blue jeans.

If you have any idea of where James Proffitt may be, you are asked to contact Greenville Police.

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