First Update 10/10/13
Ssgt. Brent Exum with the Cook County Sheriff's Office says that Andy Patton has been found and returned home safely.
The Cook County Sheriff's Office needs your help to find a teenager missing since October 4th.
Officials say that 16-year-old Anderson (Andy) Dale Patton left his residence on the fourth at approximately 4:30 a.m.
Sheriff's officials say that Patton has not been heard from or contacted anyone since then.
Investigators say Patton may have been dropped off at his home just prior to leaving by an unknown person driving a white newer model car with a temporary tag that may have resembled a Mini-Cooper according to family members.
Patton is 6'2", weighs 210 lbs, has brown eyes, and brownish blonde hair. He was last seen wearing a purple t-shirt, black shorts, grey tennis shoes and a black ball cap trimmed purple and green.
If you have seen Patton or have information on his whereabouts, you are asked to contact the Cook County Sheriff's Office at (229)896-7471.