***UPDATE*** A possible sighting of Avery Smith was reported to police by someone they describe as a reliable witness. According to the tip, Smith was seen on a beach in Cape Elizabeth with two other people the day after he was reported missing. Police ask anyone with further information, especially the two people who accompanied Smith on the beach, to contact Detective Dwight Burtis at (207) 594-0429 ext. 722.

HOPE, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public help to locate a missing man from Hope.

Avery Smith was reported missing by his family on Saturday night after not being seen for a day.

Smith is 23-years-old and described as 6’1” and 230 lbs with black hair and brown eyes.

According to a press release from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, Smith’s vehicle was found in Cape Elizabeth around 10pm Saturday night.

The Knox County Sheriff’s office is concerned for Smith’s wellbeing. If anyone has information, please call the sheriff’s office at 207-593-9132.