Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office looking for runaway teen

Tipton Jones – Picture courtesy of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office


Lincolnton, NC – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a runaway teenager who went missing Wednesday night. (April 19, 2017)

Deputies were dispatched to 141 St. Matthews Church Road, Maiden, NC reference a runaway teen. Tipton Lamar (TJ) Jones, 15, left the residence around 10:30 p.m. on April 19, 2017. He was wearing blue jeans, tennis shoes but no shirt.

Tipton Lamar Jones is described as a white male, 5 feet – 3 inches tall and weighing around 160 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050 or the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202.

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