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Teen found after search

A 16-year-old boy who walked away from a residential treatment facility Thursday night wearing only a flannel shirt and pajama bottoms was found safe Friday following a search.

Jacob Lee left the Innercept mental health treatment facility on Dodd Road about 11 p.m. Thursday.

Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies were joined by 15 members of the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Volunteer Search and Rescue and a helicopter from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

Lee, whose parents live in Santa Clara, Calif., was found in the 6200 block of English Point Road, about six miles from Innercept. He was cold but OK, deputies said.



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