UPDATE: Teen Runaway Located

Updated on July 27.

The Hawaiʻi Police Department reports that Layne Tomlinson was located in the Hilo area and is in good health. 

Original story published at July 13 at 12 p.m.

The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a juvenile male who was reported as a runaway.

Layne Tomlinson, 17, was last seen in the Hilo area on June 10. He is described as being, 5-feet-3-inches, and 120 pounds with curly black hair, brown eyes and a tan complexion. 

Authorities say he may be in the Tiki Gardens area of Puna.

Police ask anyone who may have information regarding the whereabouts of Tomlinson  to contact Detective Clarence Acob of the Area I Juvenile Aid Section at (808) 961-8839 or via email at clarence.acob@hawaiicounty.gov or contact the police  non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

A photo was not immediately available.