UPDATE: Missing Ocala teen found safe

Contributed by Ocala Police Department
Contributed by Ocala Police Department (ClickOrlando.com)

OCALA Fla.UPDATE: A missing teen has been found safe, Ocala police announced Tuesday.

Police said Timarius Mickens returned home safely Monday night.

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Ocala police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing teenager.

Police sent out a tweet on Monday, asking residents to keep a lookout for 16-year-old Timarius Mickens.

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Mickens needs medication for his well-being and is considered in danger without it, according to police.

He is described as five feet, 10 inches tall, with short black hair and a muscular build.

Police believe he might be near the Lauren Parks Apartments.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ocala Police Department at (352) 369-7000.


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