Police: Missing Wells County teen found safe

Local News

Police in Wells County have located a missing teen.

Gabe Fiechter, 15, Bluffton, went missing on Thursday, October 25.

Gabe’s parents reached out to WANE 15 Monday evening to get the word out about their son.

The Wells County Sheriff’s Department later confirmed they were looking for him, but they did not believe he was in danger. Officials said they were treating Gabe’s disappearance as a runaway situation, but were conducting an investigation.

Around 4 o’clock Tuesday morning, Gabe’s parents called the newsroom and said police had found Gabe and he was safe. 

About a half-hour later, the Wells County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that information, but said it could not immediately release any other details about how or where police located Gabe.

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