Willmar teen reported missing in January found safe

A Willmar teen reported missing last month was found safe Wednesday morning.

According to an update from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, 16-year-old Jose Huerta-Aviles was found at a residence near New London at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Huerta-Aviles was reported missing after he didn't come home from school on Jan. 8.

Authorities searching for missing Willmar teen

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office thanked those who called in with possible location tips and the agencies that helped find Huerta-Aviles.