Update: The Mason City Globe is reporting that the missing 16 year old has returned home.
The Mason City Police Department is looking for 16-year-old Nicholas Duarte, who was reported missing on August 3. He was last seen shortly after 5pm on Monday.
Lieutenant Rich Jensen told Iowa Free Press that the responding officer reported that Duarte “was upset with a parent and took off.”
According to a statement issued by the Mason City Police Department, Duarte is “a Hispanic male, 5′ 11″, 165 pounds with brown hair and eyes. His eyelashes over his left eye are white.”
Police say that he was last seen wearing “tan shorts, a red t-shirt and Converse shoes.”
If readers have any leads on Duarte’s whereabouts, contact the Mason City Police at 641-421-3636.