North Idaho teen found safe; in custody as runaway

Posted at 9:06 AM, Apr 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-18 12:06:12-04

Orofino Police have located 17-year-old Kristian Perez who had been missing since leaving his high school prom Saturday night.

After receiving a tip, police found him in a home in Orofino and took him into custody on a runaway charge.  Police say he was in good health.

The home he was found in belongs to 26-year-old Tyson Imel.  Police say they are investigating and say Imel may face criminal charges for helping Perez.