Franklin PD searching for missing teen

Published 3:42 pm Tuesday, April 23, 2024

UPDATE: Brayden Evans has been located and is safe without injury.

The City of Franklin Police Department is seeking assistance in locating Brayden Evans, a 13-year-old black male, described as approximately five feet, seven inches in height and weighing around 120 pounds, with an inch-long fade hairstyle. Brayden Evans departed a residence in the 1100 block of Railroad Avenue, Franklin, Virginia, at approximately 5:00 p.m. on the 22nd of April 2024 and has not been seen or heard from since. He was riding a yellow bicycle, wearing all black clothing, and carrying a camouflage Minecraft backpack. Currently, there is no belief that Brayden Evans is in danger or in need of services. If anyone has information about this incident or other criminal activity within the City of Franklin, they are asked to call Franklin Police at 757-562-8575, Franklin Crime Solvers at 757-516-7100, or contact them online at Information that leads to an arrest can earn the caller a cash reward while remaining anonymous.