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Family fears for missing Greenfield man

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GREENFIELD, Ind. -

There is a new twist in the search for a Hancock County man who disappeared seven days ago.

A firehouse is now part of the investigation in the search for 56-year-old Jody Scroggins. His family spoke Monday in hopes of finding him.

Police say when Scroggins' family arrived to pick him up last Tuesday morning, the screen door to his home was wide open, the home's air conditioning was running and there was a lot left behind.

"Most of his worldly possessions were left behind, his wallet, the only pair of shoes that he owns, as well as a jacket he frequently wore and usually didn't leave the house without," said Hancock County Sheriff's Department Capt. Jeff Rasche.

At this point, police cannot rule foul play in or out. They say bloodhounds traced Scroggins' trail from his mobile home park at 3303 West US 40 to an area behind the fire station next door.

They say the trail stops there, so it's possible he got into a vehicle with someone.

Scroggins is legally blind and has been treated for seizures in the past. He is without his medicine, which his family fears could put his health at risk.

He's described as a white male, 6'0" and 180 lbs. with brown shoulder length hair and brown eyes. Police don't have a description of his clothing

Call the Hancock County Sheriff's Department at 317-477-1144 or investigations at 317-477-1199 if you think you've seen Scroggins.

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