UPDATE: According to a Facebook post from the Howell Township Police Department Jess Peleo was found in New York City and returned to his family.

Original story:

HOWELL — A township teenager who did not report to school as expected may have taken a bus into New York City instead, according to the local police department.

Jess Peleo, 13, is described as being 5-foot-1 and weighing 165 pounds. He was last seen wearing black eyeglasses, a grey jacket, grey Nikes, blue jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt with red stripes.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Howell police on their Facebook page or call the department directly.

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