A Dublin teenager who was missing for a week returned home safely this Tuesday, according to Dublin Police Services.
DPS had put out a call for public help in locating Max Joseph Merrell after the 14-year-old was reported missing by his family on Feb. 12. The public call included descriptions of his appearance and last known whereabouts, along with a recent photograph.
Dublin police Capt. Nate Schmidt confirmed late Tuesday night that Merrell had returned home safely. "Max has been located safe and in good health. Thank you to everyone for their support and assistance," officials posted on the DPS Twitter account.