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UPDATE: Missing 18-year-old man has been found

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Posted at 9:00 AM, Feb 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 02:41:39-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Update: According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Alejandro Morales-Linares has been located and is "safe and sound."

Original Story:
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's missing person detail is requesting the public's assistance in locating 18-year-old Alejandro Morales-Linares.

Police say he could be in severe emotional distress and need medical assistance while only communicating through sign language.

Morales-Linares was last seen on Feb. 14 at about 6 p.m. near Freedom Park, located a the corner of Mojave Road and Washington Avenue.

Police describe him as a Hispanic man standing about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighing approximately 130 pounds. Morales-Linares was also last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and sweatpants.

Anyone with further information was urged to contact the LVMPD at 702-828-3111 or 702-828-2907.