The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.  Eric Lawson was last seen around 6:00 a.m. today at his home in the 2500 block of Allan Way in Macon.

Lawson is called Eric and responds to that name. He is described as a white male, 39 years old, clean-shaven with possibly some stubble and short dark hair. He is 5 foot 2 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds. His last known clothing description is unknown. Eric is mentally handicapped and has the mind of a young child according to the family. If approached, he may appear to be frightened and may run.  Lawson has walked away from his home before and has been located as far as the Gray and Warner Robins area. Lawson does require medication and was reported to have not taken his medication today.

A picture of Eric Lawson is attached to this release.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.