Juvenile reported missing in Kansas City has been found, police say

Update: Kansas City police said Saturday night that the child has been located and is safe.

Kansas City police were asking for the public’s help in locating a juvenile who was reported missing Friday.

Police said the child, Andy Hoefelmeyer, was last seen about 2 p.m. Friday in the area of 39th Street and Broadway Boulevard.

Police added that the child was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, blue scrub pants and carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kansas City Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at 816-234-5136.

Kaitlyn Schwers covers breaking news and crime at night for The Kansas City Star. Originally from Willard, Mo., she spent nearly three years reporting in Arkansas and Illinois before returning to Missouri and joining The Star in 2017.