Evening Sun crime reporter Kaitlin Greenockle recaps crime stories from Jan. 26 – Feb. 7.

Update Feb. 14, 9:00 a.m.

Littlestown Police Chief Charles Kellar confirmed the missing Littlestown teen Brandon Weiman, 14, has been located and taken into police custody. 

Original Story

A Littlestown family is calling on the community to help share a message for a missing 14-year-old to come home.

Brandon Weiman, 14, has been missing since Sunday when he crashed a car into a tree, grandmother Iris Cartwright said Tuesday.

Littlestown Police Chief Charles Kellar confirmed Tuesday that police are searching for Brandon.

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Brandon’s family posted on social media Tuesday calling for group members to be looking out for Brandon and to ask him to return house. Cartwright stated he may be within the Hanover space.

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“We have tried to place messages out that we love you, we look after you,” Cartwright stated of her grandson. “You are a genius, and also you simply made a mistake. We’ll get via this.”

Cartwright believes Brandon was scared after the automotive crash and is hiding. Her plea to her grandson was easy.

“Be protected,” Cartwright stated. “We simply need to speak to you.”

Reporter Kaitlin Greenockle contributed to this report. 

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