UPDATE: Runaway teen has been located

Update 12:43 p.m. Friday, August 23

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says that 16-year-old runaway Evan Eero Niemi has been found safe and sound.

The sheriff’s office credited tips from the public in finding Niemi.


The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a 16-year-old boy who has been missing for ten days.

Evan Eero Niemi was last seen in the Sawyer Area on August 12 around 9:00 a.m. Evan is a white male, approximately 5 foot 7 inches tall, 120 pounds, with brown hair and eyes.

If anyone has seen Evan or knows his whereabouts, please call the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office at 906-225-8434 or your local law enforcement agency. Anonymous tips can be left on the Marquette Sheriff’s Office tip line at 906-225-8441.