Police search for missing teen

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Police are searching for a missing Leslie County teen.

Family members of 17-year-old Austin Deaton say he was last seen on Sunday while visiting family members in the Backwoods area of Hazard.

They say he told them he was going to walk from his mother's house near Memorial Gym to his father's house in Walkertown but has not been seen since.

He was last seen wearing a pair of green cargo shorts and a maroon Leslie County t-shirt with the sleeves cut off.

If you know where he is, you should call the Hazard Police Department at (606) 436-2222.


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