Missing Evergreen child located

Published 1:13 pm Thursday, July 21, 2016

Police have located an endangered missing 6-month-old from Appomattox County.

Jason Tichenor, who was last seen at 6385 Old Evergreen Road, in Evergreen, was found safe at a home in Campbell County shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to a Virginia State Police press release.

The infant was turned over to the custody of Appomattox County Social Services, according to the release, which was issued following an endangered missing child media alert by the Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children’s Clearinghouse.

Two juveniles — 17-year-old Calysta M.L. Tichenor, Jason’s mother, and 16-year-old Chance Lobo — were also located at the residence, police said. An investigation is ongoing.

Police said the child was suffering from a medical condition without proper medication.

Campbell County police assisted in locating the three, the release stated.

“I especially want to thank the public for the information provided to us during the course of this search,” said Appomattox County Sheriff Barry Letterman. “The safe recovery of this infant and his mother were the direct result of the cooperative and dedicated efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies and the public coming forth with tips.”