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Missing Placer County Teen Found

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UPDATE (8:22 p.m.): Placer County Sheriff’s Department tweeted the teen has been found, and thanked the public for their help.


A 14-year-old boy has gone missing in Placer County, and investigators are asking for help finding him.

Robert Erickson stands about 5’3” and weighs around 100 lbs. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen Sunday morning, in the Colfax area.

His mother lives in the Colfax area, however Robert reportedly goes to school in Roseville.

According to statements on his mother’s Facebook page, Robert’s cell phone is dead and they are unable to track it. He also left his wallet at home, and was only wearing a t-shirt when he was last seen around 8 a.m. Sunday.

Anyone who sees Robert, or has information on his whereabouts, should call Placer County Sheriff’s deputies at (530) 889-7800.