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Missing juvenile found unharmed near New London

Jose Huerta-Aviles, 16, had been missing since Jan. 8 after failing to return home from school in Willmar. He was found, unharmed, Wednesday.

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NEW LONDON – A 16-year-old boy who was reported missing last month in Kandiyohi County was found, unharmed, Wednesday morning near New London.

A news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office said deputies located Jose Huerta-Aviles at around 11 a.m. Wednesday at a residence near New London. He had been missing since Jan. 8 after failing to return home from school in Willmar.

On Jan. 21 the sheriff’s office issued a news release stating they believed Huetra-Aviles was still in the Willmar area and there had been a reported sighting on Jan. 18. At that time authorities asked for the public’s help in locating the youth.

On Wednesday, Kent Bauman, a detective with the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, thanked individuals who called in with possible location tips, as well as other agencies that assisted in the investigation.

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Related Topics: CRIME AND COURTSWILLMAR
Carolyn Lange is a features writer at the West Central Tribune. She can be reached at clange@wctrib.com or 320-894-9750
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