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Boise Teen Missing Since Saturday Found Safe

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CONNELL, Wash. - Police say a 17-year-old Boise boy who went missing over the weekend has been found safe.
    
Young's father told the Idaho Statesman that his son was arrested for shoplifting in Idaho Falls on Tuesday and was being held in a juvenile detention center.
    
David Young said his son had some unresolved personal issues that may have led him to run away.


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CONNELL, Wash. - Police say a 17-year-old boy from Boise who went missing over the weekend has been found safe.

Boise Police released a statement just before noon Tuesday saying Hunter Young has been found. However, officers would not release any more information because the boy is a juvenile.

Young's family reported him missing Saturday after he did not show up for a hunting trip in Emmett that morning.

Young's cell phone was found in the Circle K store in Connell Saturday afternoon. An Idaho Statesman says Young's father spotted his son in video captured by the convenience store that morning.


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CONNELL, Wash. - The Connell Police Department is assisting the Boise Police Department in the search for a missing Idaho teenager.

Connell Police say Hunter James Young, 17, went missing early morning on January 19th. His phone was found in the Circle K store in Connell around 5PM on the 19th.

Officers say Young is 6', 170 pounds, with brown hair, and blue eyes.

Family members say they believe he was heading to Priest Lake and was last seen driving a Red 2002 Pontiac Sunfire Idaho License 1A1V289.

If you have any information, call the Connell Police Department.

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