Missing 16-year-old from Hanover County may be headed to NC

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HANOVER COUNTY, Va. – Authorities are asking for the public's help to find a missing 16-year-old boy from Hanover County.

James Donye Simonson was last seen Thursday night at 10:30 p.m. in the 6300 block of Kristy Star Lane in Hanover County.

Simonson is described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches tall and 270 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and grey sweatpants.

Officials Simonson may be headed to North Carolina in a small red two-door hatchback.

If you have information that could help investigators, call the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 804-365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 (CRIMES), using the keyword “iTip” followed by their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.