Police search for missing Indiana teen who may be in ‘extreme danger’ – KESQ

By Isa Kaufman-Geballe, CNN

Law enforcement officials are desperately searching for an Indiana teenager who was last seen Thursday and “believed to be in extreme danger,” according to a missing person alert.

Scottie Dean Morris, 14, was last seen in the small town of Eaton, which is 76 miles northeast of Indianapolis, Thursday night around 8:30 p.m., according to a missing person alert from the Indiana Clearinghouse on Missing Children and Missing Endangered Adults.

The Eaton Indiana Police Department issued a silver alert Morris on Friday, but had already been searching for the missing teen since Thursday night. “He is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance,” the Silver Alert notice reads.

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources deployed two boats to search for Morris in a nearby river. In addition, the police department used two infrared drones to search for Morris from the skies and Grant County sent two teams of bloodhounds to search for Morris on the ground, according to a report. police facebook post.

More than 100 volunteers worked with Eaton police Friday in the search for the teen.

“There has been a tremendous amount of support from the community, and we appreciate each and every one of you who has volunteered during this time!” said the police in a facebook post.

Police have made several direct pleas to Morris on his Facebook page asking the teen to reach out if he sees the social media posts.

“Scottie, if you see this, please know that we are doing everything we can to get you any help you may need and to make sure you are safe and warm,” the police agency said. posted on saturday. “Your safety is our top priority.”

Morris is described as having brown hair and blue eyes, and is 5’4″ tall, according to police. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and red and black shorts.

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