KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Missing Teenage Girl (Update/Reissued with Photo)

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Interim Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Attempting to Locate Missing Teenage Girl (Update/Reissued with Photo)
DATE: January 21, 2021
CASE #: 21-001306
Reissued with surveillance photograph now included:

As previously released:

Update: Missing juvenile, Tember Evans, was recorded on surveillance video on January 19, 2021 at approximately 6:45PM while at Walgreens, located at 2709 East Stone Drive in Kingsport, as can be seen in the accompanying photograph. Anyone who may have spoken with her or given her a ride is asked to contact Detective Erik Steele at 423-245-3822.

Tips can also be called in to 423-229-9429 (Detective Division) or 423-246-9111 (Dispatch) or submitted anonymously to

As previously released:

On the evening of January 19, 2021 Tember Grant Nichole Evans (16 year old female juvenile) was reported missing to the Kingsport Police Department. While there is no known reason to suspect foul play at this time, due to her minor age, Detectives are making every possible effort to locate her.

Her description is detailed in the accompanying table and a photo has also been included in this release. Anyone who sees her or may know her current whereabouts is asked to contact Detectives in 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 Tember Grant Nichole Evans
Age 16 Years of Age
Gender/Race Female/White


5 feet 4 inches

115 pounds

Hair/Eyes Brown hair

Brown eyes

Other Description Heart tattoo on inside right forearm
Residency Kingsport, TN
Possible Clothing Black and white striped sweater

Pink t-shirt

Blue jeans

No shoes

Last Known Location 400 block of New Beason Well Road

Kingsport, TN

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-343-9749 (FAX)


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