A 16-year-old who disappeared Tuesday after leaving his parents’ home for a morning run has been found safe.
JR Foster was found on Davis Avenue in Pass Christian about 8 p.m. Tuesday, said Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson.
Foster, believed to be a member of the Biloxi High School track team, was last seen about 5 a.m. as he left his house on Stephen Earl Drive. The road, which has a Vancleave address, runs into the east side of Harrison County.
Peterson said the teen was believed to be a runaway. Sheriff’s investigators were interviewing him Tuesday night before returning him to his parents.
Deputies began searching the area before 6 a.m. and had a helicopter standing by, Peterson said.