UPDATE: The teen has been located.

The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a 16-year-old boy from Hermon.

Many folks took to social media to share their well-wishes and prayers for the teen's safe return to his family, with people asking him to come home to his family so they wouldn't have to worry.

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