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Sport Ex-MLB star Nixon reported missing by Georgia police

05:35  10 april  2017
05:35  10 april  2017 Source:   thescore.com

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Former MLB outfielder Otis Nixon was found according to the Woodstock Police Department in Georgia . USA TODAY Sports.

Former MLB outfielder Otis Nixon was found according to the Woodstock Police Department in Georgia . USA TODAY Sports.

  Ex-MLB star Nixon reported missing by Georgia police © Focus On Sport / Getty Images Sport / Getty Otis Nixon, a former major-league outfielder, was reported missing Sunday by the Woodstock Police Department in Woodstock, Georgia.

According to the Woodstock PD, Nixon was last seen Saturday morning as he left his home in a gray 2011 Range Rover.

WSB-TV Atlanta reports that Nixon never arrived for a scheduled tee time at a local golf course. The former major-leaguer apparently left his home clad in all black and hasn't been heard from since.

In 2013, Nixon was in the news due to an arrest on charges of crack cocaine possession, though he claimed it belonged to his son.

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On April 9, 2017, Nixon was reported missing by the Woodstock Police Department in Woodstock, Georgia . He left his house that morning to go to a local golf course for a scheduled tee time, but did not arrive and on April 10, 2017, was found safe by Woodstock Police .[6].

(CNN) Former Atlanta Braves baseball player Otis Nixon -- who was reported missing over the weekend -- has been located and is safe, police in an Atlanta Nixon was reported missing by his girlfriend Sunday afternoon, Woodstock Police Department spokeswoman Brittany Duncan told CNN.

Nixon, 58, played in parts of 17 big-league seasons from 1983 until 1999 with 10 major-league teams. Perhaps best-known for his seasons with the Atlanta Braves, Nixon had a career-best 72 stolen bases in 1991 - his first with the team.

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