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Missing runaway teen found safe

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UPDATE:

Missing teen Dakota Arehart has been found safe, according to a press release sent to 59News from the Raleigh County Sheriff's Department.

Additional details have not been released.


ORIGINAL STORY:

A teen from the Naoma area of Raleigh County is the subject of a search by deputies in Raleigh County.

Detective Jamie Williams with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office has asked for help from the community to find 17-year-old Dakota Arehart.  Det. Williams said that Dakota ran away early in September.  Since then he has been seen at the Little General in Rock Creek, WV.  He has also been seen in Glen Daniel.

Det. Williams said that Dakota is believed to be staying with friends.  He could possibly be in Mercer, Greenbrier or Wyoming Counties where it is believed that he has connections.  Anyone with information on his location is asked to call the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office at 304-255-9300 or CrimeStoppers at 304-255-STOP.