Search and rescue on Philpott Lake for individual missing Tuesday

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7)-- According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, there are search and rescue operations underway on Philpott Lake for a missing individual.

Officials say the man missing is 74-years-old, and was last seen yesterday morning at around 6:30 by his family.

His car was found at Ryan's Branch. A family member told WDBJ7, the man had left to go fishing last night.

Earlier today, family members of the missing individual notified police they could not locate them.

This is all the information released at this time.

Stay with WDBJ7 for updates.