Runaway teen last seen near Catawba River located, deputies say

Thomas Burgin
Thomas Burgin(McDowell County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 3, 2022 at 9:09 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2022 at 9:56 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office said a teen who ran away overnight has been found.

17-year-old Thomas Burgin was last seen at 12 a.m. Wednesday morning near the Catawba River at Tom Johnson’s Camping Center, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Burgin was described as six feet tall and 170 pounds with brown eyes and brown shaggy hair. He was last seen wearing a white long sleeve shirt, light-colored shorts, and tall black socks at the time he ran away.

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