Search underway for missing man

Search underway for missing man

DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - Officials are using helicopters and doing a ground search in Coffee County for Jose Mendez Diaz, 52. He reportedly left his home at 139 Spanish Oak Street, Douglas on Sunday night approximately 8:00.

He was thought to have gone to a friend's house on Spring Oak St. in Douglas.

Friends say Diaz and other friends were drinking and watching a soccer game until approximately 11:00pm. Diaz reportedly left the location and stated that he was going home.

Diaz has reportedly not been seen since. Diaz is described as a Hispanic male, 5' 02 "in height, weighs 120 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes. Diaz was wearing a pair of blue jeans and white T-shirt.

If you have any information about Diaz please contact the Coffee County Sheriff's Office at (912) 384-4227 or Coffee County E-911 at (912) 384-7675.

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