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Missing 18-year-old with developmental disabilities found safe

Posted at 8:23 PM, Apr 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-23 23:09:12-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, 10 p.m. | Police said the missing 18-year-old man was found safe.

PREVIOUS | Independence, Missouri, police are looking for a missing 18-year-old with developmental disabilities.

Weslee T. Messer-Covington was last seen around 3 p.m. Monday at his home in the 19100 block of East 12th Terrace Court North.

He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 220 pounds. He has a shaved head and wears thick prescription glasses. He was last seen wearing a light blue Kansas City Royals jersey and light blue sweatpants.

He left his home on foot, possibly headed toward the Truman Sports Complex in Kansas City, Missouri.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call 911 or the Independence Police Department at 816-836-3600.