UPDATE: A runaway teen from the Middle Valley area has been found, according to a press release from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office on Friday.

HCSO spokesperson Matt Lea says 17-year-old Anthony Shell was found safe.

Shell was reported missing on Tuesday by his family.

The sheriff's office has not said where the teen was found.

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PREVIOUS STORY: The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help with finding a runaway teenager from the Middle Valley area.

HCSO spokesperson Matt Lea says the family of 17-year-old Anthony Nathaniel Shell filed a runaway report on Tuesday.

Lea says Anthony’s family is very concerned because the teen requires “life sustaining medicine.”

Anthony is described as 5’3” tall and weighs around 100 pounds. He has blue eyes and strawberry blond/brown hair.

If you have any information about Anthony’s location, please call your local law enforcement.

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