UPDATE: The Bradley County Sheriff's Office says that Braden Linberry, the 16-year old juvenile who had been missing since May 16, 2018, has been safely found.


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Braden Lineberry, 16, was last seen on May 16. He was wearing khaki shorts, a blue shirt with grey stripes and red Jordan tennis shoes.

He is 5'11" and weighs 200 pounds. Lineberry has blue eyes and brown hair.

Lineberry is from the McDonald area and is considered a voluntary runaway.

Anyone with information that could help investigators find Lineberry is asked to call Detective Brandon Edwards at 423-728-7336. You can also send in an anonymous tip by texting the keyword BRADLEYSO and the message to 87411.

"While no criminal conduct has been revealed in the early stages of the investigation, the sheriff’s office will consider interference with the custody should evidence support someone harboring the missing juvenile," a sheriff's office spokesperson explained.