Sheriff: Hawkins Co. missing man believed found

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Hawkins Co. Sheriff's Office said it believes they found the man who called authorities Tuesday evening claiming he broke his leg and was "somewhere" in the woods.

The man reportedly called police around 7:30 p.m. using a Louisiana-based Trac-Phone. He told authorites he was dropped off on Stanley Valley Rd., near the Virginia State Line.

They believe the man is now in an area hospital. They'll release more information when they get it.