UPDATE: Missing Lincoln man returns home safe


Pictured above: Riley Ray Higgins – Picture courtesy of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office


Lincolnton, NC – A missing Lincoln County man has returned home and is safe.

Riley Ray Higgins, 32, of North Street, Lincolnton, NC was last seen by his fiancée around 7:30 a.m. on April 15, 2019 as she was leaving for work. Higgins left his cell phone at the residence and did not report for work at a business on Highway 150 west of Lincolnton, NC.

Higgins returned home tonight (April 17, 2019) and is safe. Thanks to everyone who helped get the message out.

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