UPDATE: Missing Teen Found Safe
FOUND: Triston Helton, 15
UPDATE: Triston Helton was found safe Tuesday (6/20) afternoon.
The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help with finding a teenager who ran away from home. Family members say 15-year-old Triston Helton was last seen at approximately 5 p.m. Monday when he left his home in the 3500 block of Memorial Drive and went into the woods. Helton is described as a white male who stands about 5’7” tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing khaki pants, a grey shirt, camouflage hat and rubber boots. Family members said Helton also took a tent, sleeping bag, blue mesh backpack, white trash bag and two bottles of water with him.
Family members and authorities are concerned for Triston’s welfare, especially because of the extreme heat and humidity. Anyone with information about this case is urged to call the Marshall Police Department at 903-935-4575 or Marshall/Harrison County Crime Stoppers at 903-935-9969.
Public Information Officer
Marshall Police Department