The Lexington County Sheriffs Department is searching for a 54-year-old Batesburg-Leesville man.
William Ira Pound, Jr. was reported missing on December 11 by his ex-wife, Sharon Pound, who said he was last seen at his home on November 23 by their daughter. Police say Pound's daughter was also the last to speak with him by telephone on November 29.
According to officials, William Ira Pound, Jr. is 5-foot-9, 250 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes (photo attached with this article). Pound could be driving a black 2001 Volkswagen Beetle with South Carolina license plate AYJ 701.
Sheriff James Metts says Sharon Pound told deputies William Pound spoke with his children almost daily, and it would be out of character for him to remain out of communication with the two children for a long period of time.
If you have any information, contact the Lexington County Sheriff's Department at (803) 785-8230.