West Haven teen found safe after police issue Silver Alert

WEST HAVEN — West Haven Police have found a missing teen and said she is safe.

Police issued a Silver Alert for Alexis Otero, 13, of West Haven since she was last seen Monday at 4 p.m.

Police said she was found early Tuesday afternoon.

Silver Alerts are issued by law enforcement agencies for missing people of all ages. Amber Alerts are issued for children who are believed to be in danger.

West Haven police first reported that it was an Amber Alert but this report was made in error.