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14-year-old who left Wadena in grandfather's pickup found in Kansas City


The search for a 14-year-old who bolted from his grandfather's Wadena-area home over the weekend ended near Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday afternoon, reports say.

Forum News says the Otter Tail County Sheriff's office announced the runaway teen had been found in Kansas City and arrangements to return him to Wadena were underway.

The boy's family and law enforcement authorities asked for the public's help finding the teen, who was last seen on Sunday morning in his grandfather's maroon Ford F-150, Forum News says.

The 14-year-old has no driver's license and Valley News Live reported his family members were concerned that he may have a gun with him.

Specifics about the teen's discovery in the Kansas City area were scarce on Tuesday evening, but according to the Fergus Falls Journal, he was found northeast of the city by officers who recognized him from the description and images in a missing persons database.

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