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Teen found safe after running away from behavioral health hospital in Texarkana

A missing teen from Texarkana, Ark. was found safe Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 after fleeing a...
A missing teen from Texarkana, Ark. was found safe Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 after fleeing a behavioral health hospital Friday, Jan. 7.(Storyblocks)
Published: Jan. 10, 2022 at 3:35 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 11, 2022 at 1:56 PM CST
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TEXARKANA, Ark. (KSLA) - A teenager who ran away from a behavioral health hospital in Texarkana has been found safe, police say.

Police say the 14-year-old boy was located around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11 after leaving through a rear door of the Riverview Behavioral Health Hospital on Friday, Jan. 7. The teen was taken to the Miller County Juvenile Detention Center until his guardians can be contacted.

Several other juveniles left the facility that same night. They were all found within hours, police say.

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