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Lenexa police locate missing man with autism

Posted at 1:34 PM, Aug 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-25 21:16:14-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, 8:13 p.m. | Paul Lester was located safely in Kansas City, Missouri.

EARLIER | Lenexa police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 48-year-old man who has autism.

Paul Lester, 48, was last seen around 9 p.m. on Monday in the 9600 block of Rosehill Road.

He was wearing jeans and a black “Menards” T-shirt.

Lester does not have access to a vehicle, so he likely would be on foot and is “mostly non-verbal and may not respond to communication.”

He is 5 feet, 10 inches and weighs 135 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

MISSING PERSON: Paul Lester, 48 years old. Austic and non-verbal. Missing from 9600 block of Rosehill Rd on 8/24/20. If seen please call 911.

Posted by Lenexa Police Department on Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Anyone who has seen Lester and has information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911.