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Search continues for missing teen who left note for family


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REXBURG — The Rexburg Police Department is following up on leads in the search for a 14-year-old boy who has been missing over three days.

Colton McMinn’s family last reported seeing him at their home in Rexburg around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday. Assistant Police Chief Gary Hagen says the boy is considered a runaway and officers assume somebody picked him up.

Colton’s family assumed he was sleeping in but found a note saying he was sorry, that he had their photo with him and that he won’t ever forget them.

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Colton is 5’6” tall and weighs about 134 lbs. He has brown eyes and hair, according to a Rexburg Police Department news release. He could possibly be wearing a black “Hush” hoodie, jeans, and a cowboy hat and boots.

Anyone with information about Colton’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Rexburg Police Department at (208) 372-5001.