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Wayland police find teen reported missing

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Posted at 11:29 AM, Dec 27, 2021

WAYLAND, Mich. — Wayland police say they've found a 16-year-old boy who was reported missing early Monday morning.

Tyler Curtis Gear’s parents told police they noticed he was missing from his bedroom about 1 a.m. in the 200 block of S. Locust St., according to a news release.

He had come home intoxicated a few hours earlier, his parents told police.

When Gear’s parents checked his room, they saw his window had been opened.

Gear was found Monday afternoon in Hunter's Glen, police said.

Off-duty Wayland police officers were called in to assist, along with Allegan County Search & Rescue.