Missing Walnut High School teen found safe in Whittier

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Friday, September 4, 2015
Kayne Doughty, 14, went missing in the Walnut area on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.
Kayne Doughty, 14, went missing in the Walnut area on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.
KABC

WALNUT, Calif. (KABC) -- A Walnut High School student who was reported missing after failing to show up to his cross-country meeting Wednesday has been found safe.

Kayne Doughty's grandmother told Eyewitness News he was found near a Burger King in Whittier Thursday night.

Helicopters with infrared technology helped search for the 14-year-old Thursday morning after his lunchbox was found along the public running trails at the Icetrek Bridge in Walnut.

Doughty's grandmother did not release any further details.