KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Seeking Information on Missing Juvenile (Update)

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Seeking Information on Missing Juvenile (Update)
DATE: July 31, 2019
CASE #: 19-007178
Update: Bryson A. Burchett has been found safe. He is no longer considered missing and will be removed from NCIC and NCMEC accordingly.

As previously released:

Bryson A. Burchett was reported as a missing juvenile to the Kingsport Police Department by the Department of Children’s Services on April 8, 2019 and has been missing since that date. He has been entered into the NCIC database as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website.

While foul play is not suspected in this case, all leads have been exhausted, and Detectives are turning to the public for any input that may assist with locating him. Bryson is a 15 year old white male juvenile. He is approximately 4 feet 9 inches tall and weighs roughly 72 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes.

A photo has been included with this release. When last seen, he was dressed exactly as he is pictured in the photo, wearing a blue shirt, light colored jeans, a black hooded jacket, black shoes, and a tan hat.

Anyone with information that may help locate him is asked to contact the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

Name Bryson A. Burchett
Age 15 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White


4 feet 9 inches

72 pounds

Hair/Eyes Blonde hair

Blue eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN

-Blue shirt

-Light colored jeans

-Black hooded jacket

-Black shoes

-Tan hat

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)


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