Runaway juvenile in Pine County taken into custody

By KBJR News 1

Runaway juvenile in Pine County taken into custody

December 16, 2013 Updated Dec 16, 2013 at 2:01 PM CST

Pine City, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Authorities have taken the 15 year old runaway from Pine City, MN into custody.

The Pine County Sheriff's Office says the boy was found in Chisago County and was taken into custody without incident. The hunting rifle, shotgun and ammunition the boy reportedly took with him have also been recovered.

Pine City schools were on alert Monday morning after authorities received a report that one of the students had run away from home over the weekend, taking guns with him.

Pine County schools did not go into lock down, however they had increased security in and around their buildings. Staff and parents were notified of the situation.

Authorities say they have not found any specific act or target of violence at this time.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns
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