MISSING: St. George Police seek help locating missing teen

Alexander Aponte was reported missing in St. George on Jan. 24. Location and date of photo unspecified. | Photo courtesy of the St. George Police Department, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing St. George teenager last seen Thursday.

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating 16-year-old Alexander Aponte of St. George. | Missing poster courtesy of the St. George Police Department, St. George News

Alexander Aponte, 16, reportedly left  the Washington County Youth Crisis Center on 200 East and has not been heard from since, St. George Police officer Tiffany Atkin said.

Aponte is described as being 6 feet tall and weighing 115 pounds with a thin build, black hair and brown eyes.

Over the last few months the youth has been listed as a runaway a number of times, Atkin added, and while he is missing, he is not endangered at this time.

Anyone with information regarding Aponte’s whereabouts is asked to call the St. George Police Department at 435-637-4300.

This report is based on statements from police or other responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.

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