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Missing 8-year-old from Leech Lake area found safe

WCCO digital headlines: Morning of March 17, 2023
WCCO digital headlines: Morning of March 17, 2023 01:15

[UPDATE: The boy who went missing Thursday has been found safe. What follows below is a redacted version of the original story.]

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has issued a missing person alert for an 8-year-old from the Leech Lake area.

The agency said the boy left a residence on foot near 140th Street Northwest and Wakonabo Drive Northwest in the Prescott area of Cass Lake, at approximately 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

If you have any information, you're asked to call 911 or the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department at 218-335-8277.

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