WCSO: Jacob Lyons' family still searching for answers

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL -- (WTVY) Walton County Sheriff's deputies and Niceville Police officers are still searching for a teenager who went missing two years ago.

Jacob Lyons was last seen in October of 2015.

According to investigators, the Walton County Sheriff's Office received a tip earlier this month about the possible whereabouts of a body in the woods off of U.S 331 in DeFuniak Springs.

After following up on the tip, the Walton County Sheriff's Office contacted the Niceville Police Department and a K-9 unit to help search the area Wednesday. Jacob's family also assisted in the search.

According to deputies, nothing was found in the area but they are going to continue the search.

Anyone with information about Jacob's whereabouts is asked to contact the Walton County Sheriff's Office, the Niceville Police Department, or Crimestoppers at (850) 863-TIPS.

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