MISSING: 17-Year-Old From Virginia


MARION, VA (WOAY) – Officials need your help in locating a missing endangered runaway.

NAME: William Cole Yarber

AGE: 17

Markings: Tattoo on his arm

Yarber went missing on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.  He is from Marion, Virginia.

If you have seen Yarber or know where he may be, please contact the Smyth County Sheriff’s Office at 276-783-7204.

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