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Photo Released of Missing Man’s Cab

A photograph of William James Simon’s red, Ford Crown Victoria was released to the media.

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The search continued Tuesday for a missing Fayetteville cab driver.

William James Simon, 61, of 1598 Gillespie St. in Fayetteville, was reported missing by his roommate.

Simon's vehicle was found Friday evening near a radio tower off Rosser Street in Spring Lake. 

Investigators said Simon was running fares from nightclubs along Bragg Boulevard when he was last seen around 4 a.m. Friday.

A photograph of Simon’s red, Ford Crown Victoria was released to the media Tuesday in hopes someone may have seen it.

The vehicle has the L&M Taxi Service logo on the driver and passenger side doors.

Simon is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He has balding, grey hair and wears glasses at times.

Anyone with information about Simon is urged to call the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office at 910-323-1500.

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