Missing teen found hitchhiking: police

Austin Bennett, 17, had been missing since Oct. 18, 2015 after failing to return home to catch a bus to Cornwall, Ont. (Photo/BPS)

BROCKVILLE – A teenager, missing since Sunday afternoon in Brockville, has been found.

City police said Tuesday their counterparts with the Leeds County O.P.P. found him hitchhiking on Monday.

Austin Bennett, 17, was returned to city police headquarters.

Bennett was supposed to return home on Sunday afternoon to catch a bus back to Cornwall in order to go to school.

His mother phoned police after he didn’t show up.

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