Weather Alert

Missing 11-year-old boy located safely Thursday night

NEWS RELEASE FROM SHAWNEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE 

Sheriff Brian C. Hill announces an 11 year-old boy has been located safely after disappearing late last night. 

On Thursday, March 26th, , just before midnight, deputies responded to the area of 7000 SW Wheatfield Lane to search for a missing 11 year-old boy.  Due to the weather, the Sheriff’s Office drone and Kansas Highway Patrol helicopter were unable to assist in the search.  A dog from Kansas Search and Rescue was requested and en route to assist. 

Within an hour, the search team of deputies was able to locate the missing boy at a nearby residence and he was safely returned to his family. 

 

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