Search underway for missing man in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. - The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man they say has been missing for a few days.

Sheriff's Deputies say 19- year-old Ricardo Esteban Hernandez of Fort Payne may be connected to a call about a suspicious person on private property in section.

Authorities say they found the vehicle Hernandez was believed to be driving after a man was run off the property on Bluff Road.

A search is underway to find him.

"We've not located anything. We don't really suspect foul play, however we're still trying to figure out where he's at. We hope someone knows where he's at from the picture we're providing" says Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen.

Authorities ask that you contact the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at (256) 574-2610 or your local law enforcement if you have any information.