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Kansas City, Missouri police locate missing teenager

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Posted at 9:48 PM, Feb 05, 2024

UPDATE: Feb 2, 10:00 a.m.: Police say Jonathan has been found and is safe.

Kansas City, Missouri police are asking for the public's help to find missing teenager who requires immediate medical care.

Jonathan Thessen, 13, was last seen 2:30 p.m. Monday leaving the area of Northwest 72nd Street and Prairie View Road, police said.

Jonathan is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 110 lbs. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

He wore a light gray hoodie, black sweatpants, a black jacket, and dark gray baseball cap, police said.

Anyone with information about Jonathan Thessen should call 911.

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