LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. – Deputies in Lincoln County are asking for the public’s help locating a missing teenager.

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, 15-year-old Justin Ryan Shoemake was last seen at his foster parents’ home on Shoal Road on the night of June 8. Deputies say he was recently placed there by DSS.

Shoemake is described as a white male, approximately five feet tall and weighing around 120 pounds. He has blonde hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050.