BATESVILLE, Ark. — According to the Independence County Sheriff's Department, 17-year-old Bradley Smith has been located and is safe.

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Smith was working at the Desha Flash Market in Batesville, Ark. on Saturday, Nov. 16 and never returned after taking out the trash. Deputies say he left his phone and hoodie inside the gas station.

Bradley was last seen wearing Khaki shorts, a black beanie, black Pizza Hut shirt and tennis shoes.

Smith is 5 feet and 11 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has brown eyes and light brown hair. 

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