Missing 16-year-old found safe in Dane County

Zxeni Charles

VERONA, Wis. — The missing 16-year-old who was last seen Tuesday evening has been found safe.

Authorities said Zxeni Charles, whose given name is Owen L. Charles, was last seen in Mount Horeb at around 5:30 p.m.

According to an updated news release Wednesday night, Verona police found Charles and safely returned them to their family.