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Update: Jan. 1 11:42 a.m.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said a missing 14-year-old boy has been safely located.

The Dechard Police Department cancelled the endangered child alert after Christopher Smith was found safe and sound.

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(WBIR- Franklin Co., TN) Authorities have issued an endangered child alert for a 14-year-old boy last seen the morning of New Year's Eve.

According to the TBI, Christopher Smith is 5'8" tall, weighs 180 lbs, and has blue eyes and brown hair.

Officials said Christopher has Crohn's disease and needs medication.

He was last seen Dec. 31 at about 11 a.m. He told his babysitter he was going to a restaurant to use the internet.

If you have information about this missing child, please contact the Decherd Police Department at 931-967-2331 or TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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