Crews searching for missing man believed to be in danger

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a missing Carteret County man who they consider to be in danger.

Morehead City Police tell news outlets in a statement that 66-year-old Brian Tatsuo Matsumoto is believed to be on foot and in the area of Ferry Road in Havelock, which is where the Croatan National Forest is.

Matsumoto was reported missing from his Morehead City home Wednesday evening by family members.

He is believed to be endangered, possibly wearing a Tee shirt, board shorts, and flip flops.

Craven County deputies found his car near Pines Cliffs at the Neusiok Trail.

Emergency crews began searching the nearly 20-mile trail Wednesday. They continued their search efforts Thursday into the late afternoon.

Crews will resume searching Friday morning.

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