Brown Co. runaway found and arrested in Missouri

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HIAWATHA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Officials in Brown County say a teen originally listed as a runaway is now a suspect in a case involving a stolen vehicle.

Sheriff John Merchant says Levi Heidman, 17, was found in Buchannan, Missouri Sunday night.

Around 7:00 pm Sunday evening, Merchant put out a call for the public's help locating Heidman, who he said had ran away.

This morning, Brown County officials say Heidman allegedly stole a pickup from a field north of Hiawatha late Sunday afternoon.

The pickup was located in Atchison last night.

Heidman has been booked on charges of Burglary and Felony Theft.