Have you seen this missing Richmond County 15-year-old?

Terrence Tanksley Jr.
Terrence Tanksley Jr.(WRDW/WAGT)
Published: Jun. 6, 2023 at 6:16 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing teen who was last seen in February, according to authorities.

The 15-year-old, Terrence Tanksley Junior was last seen at 9 a.m. on Feb. 7 at the Hyatt Place located at 160 Mason McKnight Parkway, and is believed to have run away, authorities say.

Tanksley is described as about five feet and three inches, weighs approximately 130 pounds, with brown curly hair and brown eyes, according to authorities.

Officials say Tanksley could be in the South Augusta area.

Tanksley is the third person in Richmond County announced missing since the month began last week.

On June 5, the sheriff’s office asked the public’s help finding Torrence Holmes, 45, who has been missing since April.

Two days before that, the office requested help to locate Courtney Jones, 29, who was last seen on Friday, officials say. As of Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. Jones has been safely located and returned to family, according to officials.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Ronald Sylvester at rsylvester@augustaga.gov at 706-821-1048.