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MISSING: Milford Police Searching For Missing 17-Year-Old Boy

Anthony DeBenedet
Anthony DeBenedet Photo Credit: Milford Police Department
Anthony DeBenedet
Anthony DeBenedet Photo Credit: Milford Police Department

MILFORD, Conn. — The Milford Police Department Special Investigation Unit is looking for a missing 17-year-old boy who was last seen Wednesday night.

Anthony DeBenedet of Milford is described as a 5-foot-9 white male weighing 135 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes, police said.

He was last seen at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, wearing a red Utah brand sweatshirt, maroon sweatpants and black sneakers, police said.

Anthony told his mother that he was headed to Branford to see his father and then left Milford driving a 2006 gray Ford Taurus, police said.

His father in Branford reports that he found Anthony’s backpack and cellphone at his home at 9 p.m., police said. But his father never saw Anthony and alerted his mother of the discovery of those belongings, police said.

Anthony has not returned to his father’s residence in Branford nor his mother’s home in Milford, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Anthony DeBenedet is asked to contact the Milford Police Department at 203-878-6551 or Detective Haas at 203-783-4771 or by email at whaas@ci.milford.ct.us

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