Authorities found missing Bedford County 16-year-old

Jacob Ashman has been reported missing in Bedford County and was last seen around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday (Bedford County Sheriff's Office)


Authorities said that 16-year-old Jacob Ashman, of Bedford County, was found safe on Thursday.


Authorities are searching for a missing 16-year-old out of Bedford County, according to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office.

Jacob Ashman was last seen around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday near Liberty High School, deputies said.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Jacob left his house on foot wearing grey sweat pants with a grey hoodie and pink shoes with neon pink writing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy Clark at 540-586-7827.

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