MILFORD — The teenager police said was missing since Wednesday evening was found safe in Maine on Friday.

Anthony DeBenedet, 17, was reported to have last been since around 7 p.m. Wednesday. Around 3 p.m. Friday, police said he had located safe in Jay, Maine.

Officerr Joseph Dempsey said Wednesday, “Anthony told his mother he was going to Branford to see his father and left Milford operating a 2006 Gray Ford Taurus. Anthony’s father in Branford reports that he discovered Anthony’s backpack and cell phone left at his residence at approximately 9 pm.

“The father never saw Anthony and alerted his mother of the discovery of those belongings. Anthony has not returned to neither his father’s residence in Branford nor his mother’s in Milford. Anthony recently started taking anti-depressant medication and his parents are concerned for his welfare.”

Police did not provide any further information about the incident.