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Teen missing from Lindstrom since January is found safe

John Grillo was found by police in Sartell.
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A teenage boy who had been missing from the Lindstrom area since January has been found safe.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension provided an update Friday on the status of John Grillo, 17, who was found safe by police in Sartell.

Grillo had been reported as a runaway on Jan. 6 and had been reportedly seen in the St. Cloud area.

The initial appeal for information had been issued by Lakes Area Police Department, which covers both Lindstrom and nearby Chisago City north of the Twin Cities metro.

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