*UPDATE, 4:22 p.m.: Runaway teenager Christopher DeAngelis has been located unharmed, according to authorities

McDowell County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a teen that ran away from a wilderness youth treatment facility Thursday morning, Sept. 12.

An administrator at SUWS of the Carolinas reported that 16-year-old Christopher DeAngelis left the camp on Wolf Creek Drive in Old Fort at 10 a.m. and hasn’t been seen since.

DeAngelis is 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighs 140 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black pants, a red long-sleeve shirt and no shoes.

Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of the teen is asked to call the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office at 652-2235 or the McDowell County 911 communications center at 652-4000.

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