Authorities in Tipton County safely locate missing teen

Update: The missing teen was safely located, and police are returning him to his family. We have removed his name and his picture from this story since he is a minor.

TIPTON COUNTY, Ind. – Authorities in Tipton County are asking the public to help them find a missing 14-year-old boy.

The sheriff’s office says he was last seen at his home in Sharpsville at about 11 p.m. Saturday.

Officers say he was last known to be wearing a blue and white checkered shirt, gray jeans and either gray or blue high-top tennis shoes.

The teen is described as being 5 feet 11 inches tall, 137 pounds, with blond hair with a blue tint on top, and hazel eyes.

Anyone with information regarding this teen’s whereabouts asked to call Tipton County Communications at 765-675-2111.