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Officials believe foul play is involved in missing man case

Posted: Updated: March 8, 2014 04:20 PM
A spokesperson for the Southport Police Dept. says they believe there are people out there who are withholding information about Muhammad's whereabouts. (Source: Southport PD) A spokesperson for the Southport Police Dept. says they believe there are people out there who are withholding information about Muhammad's whereabouts. (Source: Southport PD)

SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) - The search for a missing man in Southport has now been deemed "suspicious" by authorities.

Adam Karami Muhammad, 22, was last seen leaving work at the Yacht Basin Eatery in Southport on Friday, Feb. 14. He suffers from schizophrenia.

A spokesperson for Southport police said new information received from the public leads them to believe there may be people with knowledge of Muhammad's whereabouts who are not coming forward.

Detectives are currently interviewing people of interest and believe that foul play could be involved.

Adam's adopted mother, Aleyah Muhammad said she took Adam to work that day and hasn't seen him since.

The Southport Police Department is offering a $1,000 reward for any details or information leading to Muhammad.

Anyone with information regarding Muhammad's whereabouts is asked to contact Lt. G Smith, (910) 279-2313(910) 279-2313 or the Southport Police Department, (910) 457-7911(910) 457-7911.

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