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KCPD locates parents of 14-year-old boy found alone

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Posted at 5:13 PM, Jun 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-24 18:35:09-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department located a parent of the 14-year-old boy found near East 43rd Street and Bales Avenue.

The boy told police he was lost and unsure of his address or a contact number for his parents.

Within 30 minutes of alerting the media, KCPD said a parent was located.

Editor's note: After the boy was found, KSHB removed the police-provided photo, name and other identifying information as it was no longer necessary to be made public.