Hancock County Sheriff's Deputies are asking for the public's help locating a Franklin man who's been missing for a week.

Officials say Russell Burnett was last seen at about 7 a.m. on February 21st, after leaving a residence on the Eastbrook Road in Franklin. Burnett's family reported him missing after a couple of days without any communication, and say that he may be suffering from an illness. He's described as 5'7" tall, about 150 pounds, with hazel eyes and blonde hair, although he's currently sporting a shaved head.

Anyone with information about Russell's whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Hancock County Sheriff's Department at (207) 667-7575, or by using the anonymous tip line, (207) 667-1401.