Ben Tipton Found: 11-year-old Boy Was Reported Missing in Spring Hill, TN


Missing Tennessee youth Ben Tipton. (Spring Hill Police Department)

Missing Tennessee youth Ben Tipton. (Spring Hill Police Department)

The green marker on this map is the location of the Pipkin Hill's subdivision in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The orange marker is the Kroger supermarket. Ben Tipton went missing after leaving his home in Pipkin's Hill on Tuesday afternoon; his bicycle was found four hours later at the Kroger. (Google Maps)

The green marker on this map is the location of the Pipkin Hill's subdivision in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The orange marker is the Kroger supermarket. Ben Tipton went missing after leaving his home in Pipkin's Hill on Tuesday afternoon; his bicycle was found four hours later at the Kroger. (Google Maps)

Eleven-year-old Ben Tipton was reported missing on Tuesday night after last seen leaving his home on his bike in the middle of the afternoon, but was found several hours after an Amber Alert went out.

The Spring Hill Police Department said via Nixle at 10:13 p.m. CDT that Tipton has been found.

No other details were provided, but WBIR reported that Tipton was found at the Papa John’s in Spring Hill.

Tipton left his home in the Pipkin Hill’s subdivision in Spring Hill, Tennessee at 2:30 and his bicycle was found four hours later outside a nearby Kroger supermarket.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a statewide Amber Alert for Tipton.

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