Authorities in southeastern Idaho are looking for a missing 15-year-old boy. His last date of contact was July 15, according to a national database for missing juveniles.

Have you seen Merick P. Cottrell? The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office is asking for any information from anyone that might have seen or been in contact with Merick recently. Both the Idaho Missing Persons Clearinghouse and the Missing Juveniles & Adults In Idaho websites have links to his profile.

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Cottrell is 5'10" and weighs 210 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a baseball hat with an American flag on it, a black shirt, and black sweatpants. As of July 27, no updates in his case have been shared that we could locate.

Please contact the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, at 208-529-1350, or contact The National Center for Missing and Exploited, at 1800-843-5678 with any information. Cottrell may have run away from home.

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