Missing St. Albans Man found in New York City

ELKVIEW, WV (WOWK) - UPDATE (12/13/17):

A man reported missing from Saint Albans, West Virginia has been found in New York City.

After receiving information that Dawson may have travelled to the New York City area, Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Detectives contacted the New York City Police Department. 

Officers with the New York City PD were able to locate Dawson and he is in good health.

His family has been notified of his whereabouts. 



Deputies need your help in finding a missing man from Elkview.

According to a release, Chad Damone Dawson, 34, of Saint Albans, was last seen on November 8th, 2017.

He is described as being 6’1” tall, weighing 185 pounds, and having blue eyes and short, light colored hair.

A friend of Dawson notified family he was last seen walking near US 119 without shoes or a coat, and that he was going to his house in Pittsburgh. 

Family says that Dawson does not have a residence in Pittsburgh and describe him as "schizophrenic."

If you've seen Dawson, you're urged to contact the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office at 304-357-0169, or through email at

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