14-year-old boy runs away from home and lives at Walmart (video)By Mason White 10:57 AM August 14, 2014
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By: Aarav Sen
(Scroll down for video) A teen boy ran away from home and went to live at a Walmart, police in Texas said.
Now, Corsicana Police said that the runaway 14-year-old boy has been reunited with his family after hiding for several days in the Walmart store.
The boy managed to live inside the 24-hour Walmart, for four days before being discovered.
Police said that the teenager secretly set up two makeshift compounds, including a sleeping area hidden behind a row of boxes.
He ate food from inside the store, and even kept a fish from the pet department. Police also said that the boy changed clothes several times a day to avoid detection by store employees.
The employees called police officers after discovering a trail of food wrappers leading to the hidden teenager. The boy was arrested and later released to his family.
It was not immediately clear whether he would face charges.