Missing Avon Teen Found Safe

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An Avon teen who had been missing for a week was found safe Thursday, according to police.

Ronan Hernsdorf-Smith, a 17-year-old Avon High School student, was reported missing on Aug. 30 had last been seen in the Enfield area. Local and federal agencies were both involved with the search.

The teen did not have a history of running away and their family said this was completely out of character.

On Thursday afternoon, officials said Hernsdorf-Smith is safe and with family. The department said there were multiple tips and leads from the community.

The community held a vigil for Hernsdorf-Smith Wednesday night, hoping to bring them home.

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