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UPDATED: Trussville man missing in Knoxville, Tennessee

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports

KNOXVILLE, TENN. –Police and relatives of a Trussville man are searching for him after he went missing in Knoxville, Tenn.

Blake Smith of Trussville is missing in Knoxville, Tenn.
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Blake Smith, 20, is the son of Kim and Jim Smith and the nephew of Trussville realtor Jill Williams.

Smith was last seen leaving work at Weedman Lawn Care at 2 p.m. on Saturday and never returned to his dorm. He hasn’t been heard from since.

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Family members say the last interaction they can find was an Instagram photo posted about the time he went missing. The photo is of a lake that has been identified at Admiral Farragut Park.

His car was found running at a construction site with his cell phone inside. Knoxville police are searching the area with the K9 unit.

His shoe, a beanie and his gold chain were found, according to family members. A cinder blocked had been placed on the gas pedal.

Smith attends Crown College of the Bible in Knoxville and is a graduate of Mountain View Baptist School in Grayson Valley.

A photo of this lake was posted on Smith’s Instagram at about the time he went missing. Searchers would like to know the location.

If you have any information regarding Smith’s whereabouts, please contact the Knoxville Police Department at (865) 215-7000.

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