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Missing man out of Basile found safe

Posted at 4:41 PM, Sep 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-25 19:38:47-04

UPDATE: A man who was reported missing out of Basile last week is safe.

A spokesperson with the Basile Police Department says 53-year-old Jessie August was located and is in good health.


Police in Basile are searching for a man who was reported missing by family.

Police and family say 53-year-old Jessie August was last seen Tuesday at a family member’s home on Hudson Street.

They say August previously lived in Beaumont, Texas, for years.

According to a relative, August may be in danger.

If you have any information about his whereabouts, call the Basile Police Department at (337) 432-6622.