BERLIN, NH – A Berlin teenager is safe after going missing yesterday. According to New Hampshire Fish and game Berlin Police contacted them after a 17-year-old was reported missing and distraught.
He was last seen Monday night at around 10pm. Berlin Police had gathered cell phone information that indicated the missing teen was in the woods in the southeastern area of the city, but no specific location other than that large general area.
Berlin Fire, Berlin Ambulance, and Berlin Police all assisted in the hasty searches by searching large wooded areas, which narrowed the search area. State Police used their helicopter to assist in the search, by flying over the Androscoggin River to search the woods from the air.
Additional information lead authorities to search a home that the teenager had previously lived in at the Cascade Flat area of Gorham.
Gorham Police and State Police searched that area, and found the teen in the basement of the house he had previously lived in.