STRATFORD, WI (WSAU) - Authorities need your help finding a missing man from the Stratford area. Marathon County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Ted Knoeck says the search started around 7:00 a.m. Knoeck says, "We are looking for Erik McCarthy. He was born 7/29/1985 so he would be 27 years of age."
Erik McCarthy was last seen in the rural Stratford area at EP 4793 Highway 97 in the Town of Eau Plaine. Knoeck says McCarthy may be easy to spot, but may not be easy to communicate with. "He's cognitively disabled. He's wearing blue jeans, an orange hoodie, a camouflage Army-style jacket, and brown Sketcher shoes." McCarthy is 6 foot tall, 235 pounds, brown hair and brown eyes, and has a bushy beard.
Anyone with information about Erik McCarthy should contact Marathon County Sheriff’s Department at 715-261-1200. immediately.