MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP — Volunteers are searching this morning in the area behind Mount Carmel Area Junior-Senior High School for Mackenzie Greco, 17, of Marion Heights, who has been missing since Monday night.
Teams of five began fanning out around 10 a.m. to the rear of the school, in all directions. The search was coordinated from the high school grounds. As of 11:30 a.m., officials were attempting to coordinate an aerial search of the area.
The teen was last seen around 9 p.m. in a wooded area south of the Northumberland County Housing Authority building on West Seventh Street.
He was last wearing a red shirt, black shorts and running shoes and was carrying a red and black backpack.
Approximately 30 to 40 people were participating in the search. Among the volunteers were members of the Mount Carmel Area cross country team, of which Greco is a member.
More information will be published as it is available.