Sumter County Sheriff's Office seeks help finding missing man


Sumter County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating 55-year-old Michael J. Thomson, who was picked up by EMS and taken to Palmetto Health Tuomey on Sept. 10.

Thomson was last seen wearing blue scrub pants, a green T-shirt and brown flip flops. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall, weighs 255 pounds, has brown hair and blue eyes.

Thomson possibly has mental illness described as manic bipolar, PTSD and a spinal cord injury which keeps him from standing for long periods of time. He also suffers from fainting spells.

Anyone with information, can call 911, (803) 436-2000 or 1-800-CRIMESTOPPERS.