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Update: Endangered Person Advisory Issued For Missing Highlandville Teen

MO State Highway Patrol
Alexis McKnelly
Credit MO State Highway Patrol
Alexis McKnelly

UPDATE:  Alexis McKnelly has been found safe and is back home.  

The Christian County Sheriff's Office has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing teenager.

Thirteen-year-old, Alexis McKnelly, left her home at 597 Meadows Rd. in Highlandville last night at 7:30 on foot after a disagreement with a family member and doesn’t have her cell phone.  She is 5’1,” 100 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes and was wearing a dark t-shirt and navy blue basketball shorts.  She may be wearing glasses.

Anyone who sees McKnelly or anyone with information is asked to call 911 or call the Christian County Sheriff's Office at 417-582-1030.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.