Missing teen found safe, returned home Monday night

Published 6:54 am Tuesday, February 1, 2022

A Lincoln County juvenile who was reported missing Sunday night from his home on Harris Creek Road in Moreland has been found.

Jairus Cox was reported missing Sunday night around 9 p.m. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, he was located around 8:30 p.m. Monday night in the McKinney area.

The sheriff’s office posted information on its Facebook page Tuesday morning thanking those who shared, commented, and offered assistance in locating the missing teen.