- Cullman, Alabama

July 12, 2013

Authorities searching for man who threatened suicide; disappeared into woods with knife

Staff Reports
The Cullman Times

CULLMAN — Authorities are searching for a man in the Duck River watershed who reportedly has a knife and has threatened to take his own life.

The man reportedly told a friend he was contemplating suicide, and that person called authorities. When police found the man in the woods near Duck River in northeast Cullman County to do a welfare check he ran, and authorities lost him as he crossed a nearby creek.

Deputies have established a perimeter around the area where the man was spotted and are currently searching for him.