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Investigators find missing 19-year-old's truck

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Stephen Emerick, 19, was last seen around 8 p.m. Monday. Stephen Emerick, 19, was last seen around 8 p.m. Monday.
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, MS -

(WMC-TV) - There is an active search for a missing Lafayette County teen.

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Office said Stephen Emerick, 19, was last seen around 8 p.m. Monday. According to The Oxford Eagle, he just left his job at Ashley's Furniture early because he was feeling sick. He was reported missing late Tuesday night.

Emerick's truck was found with the ignition still on Wednesday morning in the woods near the Lafayette County and Yalobusha County line around the Yocona River area. Reports say his cell phone and wallet were inside the truck.

Officials describe Emerick as about 140 pounds, 5-feet, 5-inches tall with red hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a T-shirt.

Investigators say it is too early to tell if he is in harm's way.

Anyone with information should call, 234-6421.

Keep checking WMCTV.COM for updates on this developing story.

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