By: KDKA-TV News Staff

KISKI TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A 17-year-old boy was found after a search behind Apollo-Ridge High School Wednesday afternoon.

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Kiski Township Police say officers, K-9s and fire personnel were actively looking for the student, who was believed to be in danger.

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According to police, they received a report that the teen was having a mental health issue and reportedly assaulted an adult before running into the woods.

After canvassing the area, he was found hiding in a nearby junkyard.

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Police say he was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.