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Tuesday, January 01, 2019 03:04 PM

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Scott County Looking For Missing Teen

WINFIELD, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A 17-year-old teenager has run away from his home in Winfield, Tennessee, and deputies are asking for the public's help to find him.

Nevada Kade Chitwood was last seen Friday afternoon. Authorities said he left a note for his mother saying he was heading to Williamsburg, Kentucky and Duluth, Minnesota.

The Scott County Sheriff's Department believes Chitwood may still be in the Scott County area with friends.

He's 6 feet tall and weighs about 120 pounds. He has shoulder length brown hair.

Anyone with information on Chitwood's whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's department at 423-663-3111 and ask for Detective Randy Lewallen. The public can also call Scott County dispatch at 432-663-2245.