Family of teen found in El Paso County has been identified, sheriff’s office thanks everyone for spreading the word

Teen found in El Paso County
Teen found in El Paso County(EPSO)
Published: Apr. 15, 2021 at 2:25 PM MDT|Updated: Apr. 15, 2021 at 3:04 PM MDT
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A teen who wasn’t able to identify himself is going to be reunited with his family.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office shared a photo of the teenager on Thursday after he was found wandering in an area of Black Forest. Soon after a social media post was shared by the sheriff’s office, the family contacted authorities. The sheriff’s office thanked everyone for helping spread the word online.

It isn’t clear why the boy wasn’t able to identify himself.

The sheriff’s office confirmed with 11 News the teen is not the same one who was reported missing last week, Joseph Pickering.

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