UPDATE: Missing 14-year-old has been located
Sep 17, 2019 at 3:35 PM
UPDATE: Samantha Garcia has been located. She is now safe and is no longer considered a missing juvenile, according to the Kingsport Police Department.
According to Kingsport police, on Sunday Samantha Michelle Garcia was reported as a missing juvenile. While foul play is not suspected, based on her minor age and other factors relayed to officers, there is reason to be concerned for her overall safety and well-being.
Samantha is a 14-year-old Hispanic female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs 117 lbs, and was last seen wearing a purple hooded sweatshirt and black pants with ripped knees.
Anyone with information is asked to call the KPD at (423)229-9429 or (423) 246-9111.