Peoria Police find missing endangered juvenile

By WEEK Reporter

Peoria Police find missing endangered juvenile

March 10, 2013 Updated Mar 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- The Peoria County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team found a missing endangered juvenile from Peoria Heights behind Weaver Ridge Golf Course at approximately 5:10 p.m. Sunday.

According to a news release, the juvenile was reported missing by his parents late Saturday evening, and a vehicle was discovered in Peoria late Sunday afternoon.

An exhaustive search was conducted by the Peoria County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team, by the juveniles family, friends and the Peoria Police Department.

The juvenile was taken to the hospital for observation.

The Peoria Police Department would like to thank Sheriff McCoy and the Search and Rescue Team for the quick response to the original scene and for eventually finding the juvenile.

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