Missing Bradford teen found in LaGrange

Posted March 29, 2010, at 9:44 a.m.

LAGRANGE, Maine – A Bradford teen missing since Saturday night was found before 8 p.m. Sunday in LaGrange.

Damien T. Clinton, 15, of Bradford left his Williams Road home after having an argument with his uncle at approximately 8:20 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release from the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

Damien lives with his uncle, Robert Hickey.

The teen was wearing a lightweight coat, T-shirt and pants, but had left behind his cellphone. A couple of people outside their home on Medford Road in LaGrange heard the teen calling for help, and assisted him.

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Damien was cold, scared and not wearing any shoes when he was found, according to the release.

Damien was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor, where he was to be evaluated for exposure and possible frostbite to his feet.

According the Maine Warden Service Sgt. Chris Cloutier, Damien was mobile from the time he left the house until he was found. Several people reported seeing someone who would hide under a blanket when spotted, and those reports were followed up on.

The Maine Warden Service, Maine State Police, Bradford Fire Department, and Maine Search and Rescues Dogs searched for the teen.

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