(WXIA) - The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is asking for help from the public in locating an Air Force deserter, Capt. Robby Williams III.

Williams did not report to work on December 23, 2013, and has been eluding authorities since that point.

The agency says Williams has been staying in motels and hotels in the Carolinas and Tennessee, and was most recently sighted in Waco, Ga., which is in Haralson County, near the Georgia-Alabama border. Williams is described as a light-skinned African American, about 5-feet-7 inches tall, and weighs about 190 pounds.

Authorities said Williams was seen in Waco on Jan. 7, driving a black 2013 Jeep Wrangler with a South Carolina license plate reading "ITC701." He had been seen previously in Chattanooga.

The Air Force said Williams has been known to purchase significant quantities of alcoholic beverages at each of the locations he has been noted to be staying. According to a release from the Air Force, Williams has recentlybeen usingthe name "Robby Lawton."

They said that Williams has been traveling across the southeastern US, particularly in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee.

Investigators said Williams is not presumed to be armed or dangerous at this point.

Anyone with any information about Williams or his whereabouts is asked to call law enforcement or to contact the Air Force Office of Special Investigations - 570-305-8484.


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