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Dakota David Latham went missing Thursday. (Handout)

Police said a teenager reported missing on Thursday has been located safe and sound.

Police had been requesting the public's help in locating 15-year-old Dakota David Latham. 

Latham had left the Wood Street Center in Truro, N.S. on Thursday. He was not authorized to leave the treatment facility.

Truro police had obtained an order from the Family Court of Nova Scotia to locate Latham because there were fears for his health.