Missing endangered teen found safe

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. – An endangered 16-year-old who went missing on Monday was found safe late Monday night, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department said.

Devan Romero was last seen on Monday morning around 11 a.m. in the area of Marmot Ridge Circle in Roxborough, police said.

Police said that Devan has special needs and took the family car on Monday morning. He does not have a driver’s license and does not have formal training to drive.

Police located the 2010 Nissan Murano in the area of Columbine and Pierce in Jefferson County around 7 p.m. but did not find Devan until around 10:30 p.m.