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Marion County deputies seek teenage boy last seen in Altoona

Tyler Faller, 15, left home after argument with family member, deputies say

Tyler Faller (Photo courtesy of the Marion County Sheriff's Office).
Tyler Faller (Photo courtesy of the Marion County Sheriff's Office).

ALTOONA, Fla. – Marion County deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a teenager last seen in Altoona.

Tyler Faller, 15, was last seen heading south on foot from his home in the 30000 block of Southeast 97th Street after an argument with a family member, deputies said.

Tyler made comments when he left his home that have his family concerned for his safety, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said Tyler could be making his way to the Lake County area.

Tyler is described by deputies as a white boy who is 6 feet tall, weighs 140 pounds and has blond hair and brown eyes. Deputies said he was wearing blue jean "joggers," a black shirt with the number 100 in white on it, and blue and black Nike tennis shoes.

Anyone with information on Tyler's whereabouts is asked to call 911.