Missing child is found safe, Kansas City police say

The Kansas City Police Department said Monday a 12-year-old boy who had been reported missing over the weekend was found safe.

The child had been last seen about 11:30 p.m. Saturday at his home near 3rd Street and Bellaire Avenue, police said Sunday. Police had been concerned about the child’s safety.

On Monday, police said the child was found and was safe.

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Katie Moore covers crime and justice issues for The Star. She is a University of Kansas graduate and was previously a reporter in her hometown of Topeka, Kansas.