Mercer County deputies searching for “endangered” runaway teen


Courtesy: Mercer County Sheriff’s Department WV (Facebook)

Missing: Brayden Melby

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS) — Law enforcement officers throughout Mercer County are on the lookout for a teenager from Bluefield.

16-year-old Brayden Melby was last seen at Bluefield High School on Thursday, October 3, 2019, but did not return home.

Melby stands 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. He is considered to be an endangered runaway.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, Mercer County 911, or Bluefield Police Department. Anonymous tips can also be left with Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at the organization’s website or by using the P3 Tips App on any Apple or Android Device.

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