Yalobusha County teen found safe

Dylan Digger

Updated Article - Dylan Driggers has been found safe and is with his family.

Posted: May 5, 2019 1:38 PM
Updated: May 7, 2019 9:24 AM

Update Monday 3:30 p.m.

WATER VALLEY, Miss. (WTVA) - The search for a missing Yalobusha County teenager has ended after a three-day search, according to Yalobusha County Sheriff Lance Humphreys.

Dylan Driggers, 17, has been found safe and is with his family, the sheriff said.

Driggers was found at approximately 3 p.m. on Monday near the Highway 9 and Highway 7 split in Lafayette County.

"We are thankful for the departments that helped us to search for him: Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fish and Game; Mississippi Air National Guard; Yalobusha EMA, and members of the Pine Valley, Velma and the O’Tuck fire departments," Humphreys posted to social media shortly after Driggers was found.

"These departments are invaluable to us during searches such as this. We truly appreciate their help."

Original post below

WATER VALLEY, Miss. (WTVA) - Dylan Drigger, 17, has not been seen since Saturday afternoon around 4:00, according to the Yalobusha County Sheriffs Office.

Driggers lives in the Mt. Liberty community on County Road 121.

It is also reported that Driggers has Asperger syndrome and has wandered off before.

This disappearance is being investigated as a runaway.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Yalobusha Sheriffs Office at 662-473-2722.

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