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Missing Matthews teen found safe, police report

The 15-year-old boy is now reunited with family.

MATTHEWS, N.C. — The Matthews Police Department said a teen who was reported missing on Saturday was found safe later in the day.

The 15-year-old boy was last seen in the Arborlea Ct. area driving an SUV. It wasn't known what clothing he had on but had a red backpack with him at the time.

In an update shortly after 3:45 p.m., Matthews police confirmed the teen was found safe and is back with family.

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