Missing Newtown Man Could Be in Rhode Island

Robert Hoagland was last seen at the Mobil Gas Station on Church Hill Road around 5:30 a.m. on July 30.

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    Newtown Police
    Robert Hoagland has been missing for almost a week.

    Newtown police are trying to find a 50-year-old man who has been missing for more than a month.

    Robert Hoagland was last seen at the Mobil Gas Station on Church Hill Road around 5:30 a.m. on July 28.

    A witness in the West Warwick, R.I. area recently saw someone who fits Hoagland's description and matches his photograph, Newtown Police Det. Jason Frank told Rhode Island station NBC 10 on Thursday.

    The witness said the person was carrying a large, camping-style backpack and wearing a light-colored shirt. He was spotted in the area of Route 117 near the Interstate 95 exit and entrance ramps, according to police.

    Police are asking for help in locating Hoagland.

    He is around 6 feet tall and weighs 175 pounds. Police said Hoagland is bald and has blue eyes.

    Anyone with any information is asked to contact Newtown police at 303-426-5841.

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