August 23, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Missing Teen Located

Kendriana R. Bass, 16, of Nixa was reported missing yesterday afternoon around 5 p.m. She has been located by Springfield Police this morning.

Kendriana was reported missing by her mother Carla Bass yesterday after she could not locate the teenager inside the Library Center on South Campbell. Carla had left Kendriana in the library as she attended a meeting that was being held at that location. Kendriana is autistic and has other special needs which prompted concern with her mother and police.

This morning officers located Kendriana on a City Utilities bus around 8:30 a.m. The bus driver contacted 911 after she recognized Kendriana from a description broadcasted earlier this morning.

Police are continuing their investigation.

SPD Case Number: 10-36890

Media Contact: Lt. David Millsap, phone: 417-864-1751; Release authorized by: Lt. David Millsap

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 •