|Update: William Alfonso Napier has been located safe and is no longer considered missing or endangered.
As previously released:
On the afternoon of December 26, 2019, William Alfonso Napier was reported missing to the Kingsport Police Department by his guardian, who stated that she had not seen him since December 24th.
While foul play is not believed to be a factor in his disappearance, due to his minor age and other factors learned by Officers during their investigation, he has been entered into the NCIC database as missing and endangered.
William is a 16 year old white male juvenile. He is approximately 5 feet 8 inches in height and weighs roughly 170 pounds. He has green eyes and blonde hair (but has been known to dye his hair different colors). He was last known to be wearing a black windbreaker and beige sweatpants. His photograph is included in this release.
Anyone who sees him or knows his current whereabouts 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: