LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. -- Deputies are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing teen.

Evan Rhodes, 16, was last seen in the area of Sam's Mart in Denver Sunday morning around 3:30 a.m.

Officials say Rhodes was seen wearing a red shirt and a pair of black pants with a white stripe down the leg.

Anyone with information on the teen's whereabouts is asked to call 704-735-8202.

UPDATE:

The Lincolnton County Sheriff's Office alerted media Monday that Rhodes had been located and returned home.

Deputies say Rhodes was found around 2:30 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Highway 150 East and Lee Moore Road.