Teen Boy with brown hair and glassesJuly 23, 2019

WALTON COUNTY, Fla— A 16-year-old has been missing since June 13, 2019, and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating him.

Rhys Turner was last seen running away from his home in Choctaw Beach early afternoon on June 13th. Rhys has been in contact with family members and is not believed to be in danger but his current whereabouts are unknown.

Rhys is a white male, approximately 5’5” and weighs 145 pounds. He has short brown hair and brown eyes. Rhys is believed to be staying with friends in the Niceville or Valparaiso area.

Anyone with information on Rhy’s whereabouts is asked to call Walton County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 892-8186 or you can remain anonymous by calling Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at (850) 863-TIPS. Submit a web tip at http://www.emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com/ or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile Application or the Walton County Sheriff’s Office smartphone app.