Located: Detectives Searching for a Runaway Teen Male, 16-year-old Jhalen

3/18/23 7:00 a.m. Update: Jhalen was located, unharmed.

Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Detectives are actively searching for a teen that did not return home after he attended an event at Green Hill High School. On Friday, March 17th, 2023 around 9:30 p.m., 16-year-old Jhalen was reported as a runaway. He could not be located at the school when his parents arrived to pick him up around 9:00 p.m. Detectives continue their efforts to find Jhalen, but they hope someone in the community can give information that will lead to his location.

If anyone has any information about the whereabouts of Jhalen, they are urged to call the Mt. Juliet Police Department at (615) 754-2550. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (615) 754-TIPS (8477) or via the Mt. Juliet Police Department website at http://www.mjpd.org/.