Fairfax police: Help us find missing teen – UPDATED

Elliott Byrum

Updated 4  p.m.

Police have found Elliott Byrum.  They say he is in good health.


Police in Fairfax County are asking your help finding 17-year old Elliott Byrum.Elliott Byrum
Byrum, who has a mental disability, was last seen in front of the North Point Giant grocery store in Reston, where he worked, a little before 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.  However, Byrum never reported for work.

Elliott Byrum is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 110 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He may be wearing his “Giant” grocery t-shirt.

Anyone with information pertaining to the whereabouts of Byrum is asked to contact Detective Bill Woolf at 703-246-4059 or the main FCPD number: 703-691-2131.


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