Zumbrota, MN (KROC-AM News)- Police in Zumbrota say they have located a teenager who has been missing for nearly a week. 

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The Zumbrota Police Department issued a request for public assistance with locating the boy on Sunday night believing he may have been in the Rochester area. Police reported he was last seen leaving his Zumbrota residence on foot Thursday evening. 

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Investigators said Monday he had been communicating with friends via social media, which led authorities to believe that he was safe despite not being found.

Police said Tuesday evening that 15-year-old Kyel Williams had been safely located. The police department thanked the public for assisting with locating Kyel.

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