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UPDATE: Missing Greenbrier teens found

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UPDATE: Greenbrier County teenagers Austin Bostic and Chavis Dowdy were found in Virginia Beach on Saturday evening.

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The Greenbrier County teenagers Austin Bostic and Chavis Dowdy are still missing from their homes in White Sulphur Springs.

Police across the region are on lookout for the boys, who Corporal Todd Williams with the Greenbrier County Sheriffs Department said he believes ran away from home.

They have been missing since Thursday.

Deputies have been searching Greenbrier and Monroe Counties for places the boys could have been, but have not been successful in locating them as of Friday evening.

Williams said Austin's father has confirmed a missing revolver from their home, which the boys could have taken with them. However, Williams stressed the teens are not believed to be dangerous.

WVVA has added photos of the boys pictured at left.

They were last seen driving a dark blue extended-cab Ford F-150 with West Virginia plate number 6VE123.

Corporal Todd Williams said anyone with information on where they could be should call 911 or alert local authorities.

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va (WVVA)-- Police are on the lookout for two missing Greenbrier County teenagers.

The boys, named Austin Bostic and Chavis Dowdy, have been missing since early Thursday morning.

Both are 15 years old and were last seen at their homes in White Sulphur Springs.

Corporal Todd Williams with the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department said he believes the boys are together. They were known to be driving a dark blue Ford F-150 with the license plate number 6VE123, which belongs to Austin's father, earlier Thursday morning.

Austin is described as 5'9" and 220 pounds with red hair and blue eyes.

Chavis is described as 5'8" and 135 pounds with sandy blonde hair.

Williams said their parents are very worried.

If you have any information on their whereabouts, police ask you to call 911 or your local law enforcement. You can also call Corporal Williams at the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office.

WVVA will continue to follow this story.

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