Missing Conn. man seen in Rhode Island

© Robert Hoagland

Police in Connecticut are asking for help from people in the Warwick and West Warwick area after someone thought they saw a man reported missing for more than a month along Route 117 near Interstate 95.

Fifty-year-old Robert Hoagland, a married father of three, disappeared from his home in Newtown, Connecticut at the end of July.

Police said someone recently saw a person fitting Hoagland's description on Route 117 carrying a large backpack.

Hoagland was last seen mowing the lawn at his home.

Hoagland was supposed to pick up his wife at the airport in New York on July 29th, but didn't show.{} The day before he was seen on security cameras at an area gas station.{} And a few days before that, police say he took 600 dollars out of the bank.

His wallet, cell phone, and car keys were left behind at the time of his disappearance.

Family and friends started a Facebook page in hopes of finding Hoagland.

Police have searched a local lake.

"We have been actively seeking his whereabouts. Detectives with our agency and utilizing some detectives in the Bridgeport police department we have been trying to determine where he might be," Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe told NBC Connecticut.

Hoagland is 6 feet tall, weighs about 175 pounds, and is bald.