UPDATE: Lincoln County authorities say missing teenager found safe

UPDATE: The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department said Caleb Bates has been found safe.

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LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. – Authorities are looking for a missing teenager.

Caleb Thomas Bates was last seen leaving Lincoln County High School around 1:45 p.m. Friday.

Bates is 5 feet 8 inches tall and 140 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a green hooded jacket.

Anyone with information about where Bates may be is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department at 931-433-9821.

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