York City teen reported missing has been found

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

A York City teen who had been missing since Wednesday has been found safe. 

Fardeleydja Jean-Baptiste, 17, was found safe Saturday, York City Police reported on their Facebook page.

York City Police Capt. Daniel Lentz said the teen was found in Lancaster County. No other details were released.

Jean-Baptiste was last seen on foot in the area of South Royal Street in York City at about 3 p.m. Wednesday and reported missing. 

Pennsylvania State Police issued a missing person advisory on Thursday

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According to a news release from the CASA nonprofit group, Jean-Baptiste is part of its youth development program, Mi Espacio, and has been a part of many projects within the program. 

He participated in two of CASA's rallies, the PA Student Fair Funding in York City, as well as a march in D.C. for May Day, the release said. 

Pennsylvania State Police are looking for Fardeleydja Jean-Baptist of York City, who has been missing since Wednesday.

Jean-Baptiste was recognized with a Certificate of Achievement as a Honors Scholar back in March. A month later, he was awarded the P.R.I.D.E. Certificate for academic and social excellence and for active engagement.

Earl y in the summer, he asked CAS for help in finding a part-time job to help out his dad at home, and CASA’s Workforce Development Department helped him out, the release said.

— Reach Anthony Maenza at amaenza@yorkdispatch.com or @atmaenza on Twitter. 

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