Police seek help locating teen

Lance Lydem Jr.

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking help to find a teen who was last seen by his family last week, but had contact with them Wednesday.

Police said Lance Lydem Jr., 17, spoke with his family shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday night on the phone. He refused to come home or tell them his place, police said. His family last saw Lydem on Friday, police said.

Police said Lydem attends school in Litchfield and has been truant. He is about 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 120 pounds, police said. He has blue eyes and dirty blonde hair.

Police asked anyone with information about Lydem to contact the Naugatuck Police Department at 203-729-5221.