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Missing 14-year-old Vinton boy safely located

Authorities are searching for a missing 14-year-old boy, according to the Vinton Police Department.

VINTON, Va. – Maddix Brothers has been found and he’s safe, Vinton police announced on Friday.

Police thanked the United States Marshalls, Norfolk and Southern, Department of Social Services, Blue Ridge Parkway, The AWARE Foundation, NCMEC, and the community and media outlets for all the assistance in helping locate him.


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Authorities are searching for a missing 14-year-old boy, according to the Vinton Police Department.

Maddix Brothers was last seen on Monday around 11:30 p.m. at a home near the Roland E. Cook School on Jefferson Street in Virginia, police said.

Authorities said the teenager is 5′11 with brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 150 pounds. He also has braces on his top teeth and has a mullet haircut, according to police.

Anyone with information on where he is is asked to call the Vinton Police Department at 540-983-0617.

***UPDATE*** Maddix Brothers has been located safely. Thank you to the United States Marshalls, Norfolk and Southern,...

Posted by Vinton Police Department, VA on Wednesday, July 7, 2021

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