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Authorities search for missing teen

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Michael Shawn Bell

Michael Shawn Bell

Lincoln County authorities need the public’s help in locating a missing 15-year-old boy.

Michael Shawn Bell was last seen at 9:30 a.m. this morning. He was wearing all black clothing, possibly black tennis shoes, carrying a black backpack and black duffle bag. He also has a black/white Chihuahua with him.

The teen has been diagnosed with autism.

He is a white male, approximately 5’6″ or 5’8″ tall, weighing 130 pounds. He has shaggy, sandy brown hair and blue eyes.

The teenager has relatives in the Madison County, Ala., area.

If you have information about the teen, please contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department at 931-433-9821.