Police: Missing Church Hill teen found

(Source: Church Hill Police Department)

CHURCH HILL, TN (WJHL)  — Police in Church Hill report that a recent missing child alert has been canceled. Mercedes McCraken was located overnight, according to police.

Church Hill Police Chief Mark Johnson confirmed that McCraken was found safe and unharmed.

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Local police and state investigators are searching for a missing teen who they believe could be in danger. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says Mercedes McCracken, 15, is missing from Church Hill, Tennessee.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says Mercedes McCracken, 15, is missing from Church Hill, Tennessee.

The TBI says she is 5.4″, weighs 130 pounds, has brown eyes, black hair, and gauges in her ears.

Church Hill Police Department Detective Ethan Mays said he doesn’t think McCracken has been abducted, but there’s fear she could be a danger to herself.

Investigators think she could be headed to Johnson City or Elizabethton.

If you see her, call the Church Hill Police Department at 423-357-7181 or 1-800-TBI-Find.

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