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The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in locating a suspicious person.

According to a Facebook post from the sheriff's office, there is a heavy sheriff’s deputy presence along the 1200 to 1400 block of Highway 127 near Stafford Mountain Road.

A white male wearing camouflage pants, green checkered flannel shirt, green bandanna and ball cap was seen possibly carrying a long gun at around 9 a.m.

There was also a break-in at a residence near that location at around that same time.

The sheriff’s office is asking if anyone sees someone on foot or in a vehicle matching that description to call 911.

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