16-year-old found in Trumann

TRUMANN, Ark. – A teenager went missing last Friday night from Trumann. He was found Tuesday afternoon around 1:20 PM, his mother told NEA Report

James Presley, 16, of Craighead County, was last seen Friday evening after school. He was playing basketball around 7 or 8 PM, his father told NEA Report. This was in Trumann – and was the last time he was seen.

The missing 16-year-old was found around 1:20 PM. He’s was in the custody of Trumann PD.

The boy slept one night on a school bus, one in the park on a bench and one night on top of the community center, the mom said to a reporter. He was found in the home of a friend’s by TPD. A tip through Facebook led to him being found.

A report was filed with Craighead County Sheriff’s Department but Trumann police and others in Poinsett County also assisted as needed.

NEA Report interviewed the missing boy’s father on our live broadcast:

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