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Missing Nakina man sought

Austin Buck Long


     A Nakina man is missing, with the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office asking for help in locating him.

     Austin Buck Long, 22, of 456 Chair Factory Road in Nakina was last seen in the Hallsboro community at ab out 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, a news release from Sheriff Lewis Hatcher said.

     Described as 6 feet 1 inch tall weighing about 185 pounds, Long was last ween wearing tan shorts, gray shoes and no shirt. He has numerous tattoos including “Lisa” on one arm, a skull with a three point crown on his left hand, and a six point star with a “9” in the center.

     Long has never lost contact with family before, the news release said. How he might be travelling is not known.

     Anyone with information on Long’s location is asked to contact Det. Paul Rockenbach at 910-640-6629.

     Look for updates on this story here as events warrant, and in the next Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online.