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Facebook Posts Lead Deputies To Missing Muskogee Teen

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Austin Powell is safe and being returned to Oklahoma. Austin Powell is safe and being returned to Oklahoma.
Biological father James Powell was arrested for kidnapping. Biological father James Powell was arrested for kidnapping.
MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma -

A Muskogee teenager who's been missing since Friday has been found safe Tuesday afternoon. Deputies tell us Austin Powell's biological father abducted the boy from his foster family.

Austin has a sensitive medical condition and did not have his medications.

Using Facebook posts, investigators tracked Powell and his father to Bad Axe, Michigan where the two were staying with one of the father's friends.

3/16/2014 Related Story: Family Of Missing Muskogee Teen Pleads For His Return

James Powell is now in jail, arrested for kidnapping. He's awaiting extradition back to Muskogee.

Austin is seeing a doctor before he'll be brought back home.

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