BENSON, North Carolina (WTVD) — Police used ATVs and canines as they searched a heavily wooded area Wednesday for a missing 23-year-old man.

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It was another search in the mysterious disappearance of Cole Thomas. The Benson Police Department said it received new information in the disappearance.

Benson PD Chief tells me Cole Thomas search is done for the day. Officials are debriefing now & deciding whether to return tomorrow

— Elaina Athans (@AthansABC11) October 25, 2017

Close to 40 law enforcement officers from 12 agencies helped in the effort.

Thomas went missing Nov. 25, 2016, as he and two others drove from Minnesota to Florida for Thanksgiving. Others in the vehicle said he suddenly stopped the car in Benson and jumped out, then vanished.

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Four people have been arrested in connection with the incident. Each person is facing a felony concealment of death charge.

Authorities using ATVs as they search for a 22-year-old man. Police say they have received new information leading to another search

— Elaina Athans (@AthansABC11) October 25, 2017

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