UPDATE: Texarkana police say the teen was found at a local hotel and was arrested after he tried to run from officers. He was taken to the juvenile correctional center. His name and image have been removed from this story.

TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) – Texarkana police are asking for help in finding a teen who ran away Dec. 18.

Texarkana police say the 14-year-old ran away from home and is believed to be staying with close friends and family. He called his mom on Christmas, but he refused to come home or tell her where he is, according to police.

Texarkana police are asking people to call 903-798-3116 if they have seen him.

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