Missing Carroll County teen found safe

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Janits Shade-Vargas (Source: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A missing Carroll County teen has been found safe shortly after the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued an Endangered Child Alert on his behalf.

The TBI said 13-year-old Janits Shade-Vargas had been missing out of Carroll County and was possibly traveling in a stolen 2007 red Ford Explorer with Tennessee tag 7W56L9. Shade-Vargas also has a known medical condition and was without his medication.

He had last been seen Thursday night wearing a gray shirt, burgundy pants and green sneakers. Just after 2 p.m. Friday, the TBI announced Shade-Vargas had been safely located.

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