Silver Alert issued for Newton County man

UPDATE: The Silver Alert has been CANCELLED as of 2 p.m., Dec. 8. 

A Statewide Silver Alert has been issued for an 18-year-old Newton County man, Christian William Fritts. 

Fritts is five-foot-five, weighs approximately 108 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a brown carpenter jacket, brown khakis, and white/grey sketcher. 

Fritts was last seen at 1 p.m. CST on Thursday, December 7. 

He is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.

If you know anything about where he might be, please contact the Newton County Sheriff Department at 1-219-474-5661 or dial 911. 

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