The McDowell Co. Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to find 16-year-old David Whittington of Marion.
They say he went missing on Feb. 15. He was in the custody of DSS who said he left his current placement half-clothed and without shoes.
He has friends and family throughout McDowell Co.
He is described as a white male, 5;10″ and 130 lbs.
He wears glasses and has a tattoo on his left wrist of “RIP.”
Anyone with information concerning the teen’s whereabouts is asked to call McDowell County DSS at 652-3355 Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. or the McDowell County 911 center at 652-4000 during nights and weekends.