Etowah County authorities continue their search for a missing 14-year-old boy, last seen on Tuesday afternoon around 4:30.
Devon Wayne Copeland has hearing problems and a speech impairment – that, according to a news release issued by the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 11:00pm. Copeland was last seen leaving #13 T.C. Dobbins Road on foot. Dobbins Road is located at the Etowah and Marshall county line just off Bluff Road. The teenager is described as five feet, five inches tall – weighs roughly 120 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes. He was wearing light-colored blue jeans, black shirt and white New York Yankees ball cap.
Anyone with any information on his current whereabouts should immediately contact the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 546-2825.