KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Searching for Missing Juvenile

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Searching for Missing Juvenile
DATE: May 4, 2021
CASE #: 21-008590
On April 27, 2021, Emmanuel Ray Bear (14 years of age) was reported as a missing juvenile to the Kingsport Police Department. While foul play is not suspected, due to his minor age, every possible effort is being made to locate him.

His photograph and detailed description have been included in this release. Anyone who sees him, or knows his 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 Emmanuel Ray Bear
Age 14 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White


5 feet 6 inches

150 pounds

Hair/Eyes Brown hair

Hazel eyes

Other Description N/A
Residency Kingsport, TN
Possible Clothing Black jogging pants

Black zip-up hooded sweatshirt

Black Nike slide sandals with orange and white logo

Last Known Location 1000 Stonegate 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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