Jacob Monroe found in Tishomingo County

Jacob Monroe was found safe Thursday morning.

Posted: Thu Dec 07 10:36:01 PST 2017
Updated: Thu Dec 07 10:36:01 PST 2017

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county. authorities found teenager jacob monroealive and safe after he disappeared tuesday night. our rebecca butcher joins us live with the very latest from authorities and the family. this family is breathing a huge sigh of relief after a crew located 14-year-old jacob monroe, unharmed, right here in the attic of this barn.only yards from his home. sheriff john daughtery tells me jacob didn't find food or shoes as they suspected, but did have a blanket.the teen was found by a search crew in the barn around 9 after the sheriff actually walked through and missed him this morning.crews didn't call off the search till 2:30 earlier.and last night foot prints believed to be jacob's were discovered around the barn and creek.the sheriff says he was in remarkably good condition. able to find him ." sheriff john daughtery, tishomingo county sheriff's office"he had been basically playing a game with us all night. just trying to stay away from us. i actually walked under him this morning about daylight, didn't realize he was in the attic.the first the search team missed him and the second coming behind them was able to find him." the teen was cold, hungry of course.but treated and released to his family.i spoke breifly with the boy's brother, who says it was a mix of emotions when they found him.i'll have a full report tonight at 5 and 6. live in tishomingo county, rb wtva nine news. read more on this story..