North Carolina runaway camps out in Bed, Bath & Beyond store, police say

14-year-old runaway found hiding in Bed Bath & Beyond store

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Workers at a Bed, Bath & Beyond store in North Carolina were surprised to find a 14-year-old runaway inside, police said.

According to Greenville police, the 14-year-old boy ran away from home and hid in the store overnight, WITN reported.

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When employees arrived to open the store about 8:30 a.m., they saw someone inside and called the police, Kristen Hunter, spokeswoman for the Greenville Police Department, told the News & Observer of Raleigh.

Officers responded to the store for a “breaking and entering in progress” and found the teen, the newspaper reported.

The teen, whose name was not released, was returned home safely, WRAL reported.