Missing Washington County teen's body found

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - UPDATE: The body of a teenager reported missing from Washington County has been located.

Colton Allen, 16, was last seen around 6 p.m. Wednesday at a gathering east of the 1500 block of Highway 1, which is about 4.4 miles south of Kalona.

The Mid-Prairie School District, where Colton Allen was a junior, confirmed his body has been located.

The district said it has counselors, administrators, clergy and other support personnel available in the high school library until 8 p.m. Thursday. Additional support services will be available in the high school library on Friday from 9 a.m. until 12 p .m..

No other information has been released. Check back for updates.

ORIGINAL: Authorities in Washington County are looking for a missing 16-year-old.

The sheriff's office said Colton Allen was last seen around 6 p.m. Wednesday at a gathering east of the 1500 block of Highway 1, which is about 4.4 miles south of Kalona.

A post on the sheriff's office Facebook page said he was last seen only wearing a swimsuit. He does not have shoes or a shirt, and he left his cellphone at the gathering.

He is described as 5’7”, 185 pounds, has brown hair and has blue eyes.

Anyone who may have seen Allen is asked to call authorities right away.

Read the original version at www.kcrg.com