Missing teen out of Overland Park found safe, police say

Posted: 1:01 PM, Jul 07, 2017
Updated: 2017-07-08 02:39:10Z

UPDATE: 7/7/17 9:36 p.m.

Kate Thompson was found safe on Friday, Overland Park police said. 



ORIGINAL: 7/7/17 12:58 p.m. 

The Overland Park Police Department sent out a news release Friday asking for help to find a missing teenage girl.

Kate Thompson, 15, was last seen in the 7800 block of Marty on foot on June 9. Police said she lives in South Carolina, but she was staying in Overland Park for the summer with her sister.

Kate is 5'2" tall and weighs 160 pounds. 

She has high-functioning autism. Kate has not had her medications that she requires in over a month, according to police.

41 Action News has reached out to Overland Park police for more information. 

If you have seen Kate, please call the Overland Park Police Department at 913-895-6300 or Detective Kari Hawes at 913-344-8731.