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Missing tuber Styron Smith believed to be on run from deputies

Posted: 8:24 AM, Jun 13, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-13 18:04:58Z

A man who disappeared while tubing on the Arkansas River is believed to be safe, but on the run from police.

Styron Smith, 31, was allegedly thrown from his tube Saturday afternoon, prompting a river search near Canon City, according to KRDO-TV .

However, Smith's family called authorities Sunday morning to say they found his clothes and believe he got out of the river and is okay, the TV station reported.

The sheriff’s office believes Smith may be avoiding deputies because he’s wanted on a warrant for a parole violation, according to the Denver Post .

The Department of Corrections says Smith is 5 foot 9 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. He's Native American with black hair.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call police at 719-784-3411, and press 1.

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