KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has located a missing man.
21-year-old Sergio Christel Peratal, who goes by Christel, was found safe in the evening of September 4. Previously, he was last seen by his family on September 2. KCSO said that he is believed to have left on foot and has not responded to texts or calls.
The family reportedly told KCSO that he had never disappeared like this in the past. Peratal was believed to be in the area of Magnolia Street near the KFC.
Authorities say nearly 400 people go missing in Tennessee each year. That’s five people for every 100,000. Check this list of people missing from East Tennessee to see if you can help locate someone.