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Missing Las Vegas teenager has been found

Updated January 18, 2019 - 9:29 am

Las Vegas police have found the teenager who went missing Thursday afternoon.

The Metropolitan Police Department on Thursday asked for the public’s help locating Byron Worthey-Avila, 16 who had last been seen about 2 p.m. Thursday in the east valley and may have been suffering from “severe emotional distress.”

He had been found by Friday morning, the department announced.

“Byron Worthey-Avila has been safely located,” the department wrote in a release. “Thank you for your assistance!”

Contact Katelyn Newberg at knewberg@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0240. Follow @k_newberg on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Kimber Laux contributed to this report.

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