McCracken County Sheriff's Department searching for missing local teen


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. - The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public's help in locating a local missing teen.

The sheriff's department says 16-year-old Tykeyah Jones walked away from a youth home and was picked up by a friend last week. Jones was last seen walking on Green Briar Road in Reidland.

Jones is believed to be staying in the local area and might be disguising herself as a boy. She is described as a black female, 5'8" tall, 123 pounds with brown eyes and a thin build.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tykeyah Jones is asked to call the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department at (270) 444-4719.