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Authorities search for missing Indiana teen ‘believed to be in extreme danger’


Indiana authorities are desperately searching for a 14-year-old boy who may be in “extreme danger” since he went missing Thursday.

The search for Scottie Dean Morris is focused on the small town of Eaton, located 76 miles from Indianapolis. It is where he lives with his family and where he was last seen.

The missing persons report was issued Thursday for the 5-foot-4, 150-pound teen, and over the weekend more than 100 volunteers They helped in the search. There were also two boats cruising the river, two infrared drones scanning the skies and two bloodhound teams covering the ground, the Eaton Police Department said Friday.

The brown-haired, blue-eyed youth was “last seen wearing black shoes, red and black shorts and a white t-shirt with text out front,” police said in a Silver Alert issued Friday. “He is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.”

Search parties were called off Sunday because Indiana State Police helicopters were train infrared cameras in the search areas, police said.

“Scottie, please know that we really want to find you safe and help you in any way we can! If you read this, please contact us!” local police officers declared on Facebook.

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