ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Officials are turning to the Robertson County community for help tracking down a teenage boy who ran away from the Department of Children’s Services (DCS) last week.

According to the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, 15-year-old Brian Meraz fled from DCS custody in the Springfield area during the nighttime hours on Thursday, April 6.

Authorities described Meraz as a Hispanic boy with black hair and brown eyes.

Meraz reportedly doesn’t speak English and doesn’t have any known ties to Tennessee.

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If you see Meraz or have any information about his whereabouts, you are asked to call the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office tip line at 615-382-6600.

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