Nathan Lee Holtsclaw, 16.

Nathan Lee Holtsclaw, 16.

UPDATE:

The Iredell County Sheriff's Office reported Nathan Lee Holtsclaw was found June 25 with a family member in Morganton. 

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a Mooresville teen that reportedly ran away from a group home, a news release stated.

Nathan Lee Holtsclaw, 16, was reported as missing to sheriff’s office June 10, Sheriff Darren Campbell stated. Holtsclaw was last seen walking away on foot and is thought to have gotten a ride from an unknown person, the release said. It added the teen was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, gray hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

The release describes Holtsclaw as white with brown hair and brown eyes, 6-foot tall and weighing around 240 pounds. The release also said he has tattoos on the backs of both hands.

Holtsclaw is in the care of Burke Child Protective Services; he has a history of running away from placement, the release stated. Campbell said he was located with family in Georgia the last time he fled custody. He added Holtsclaw has family in Morganton and is suspected to be possibly residing there.

The release noted the teen is thought to be safe, but is actively avoiding being found by law enforcement or Child Protective Services.

Anyone with information about where Holtsclaw is located can contact the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office at 704-878-3100 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678.

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