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*Update: Grandview police say after the teen heard that he had been reported missing, he went to the police station where detectives determined he was in good health.

GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Grandview police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 17-year-old boy.

Police said De’Sean Nelson left home Sunday around 7:30 a.m. to attend his high school’s cross-country practice, but he never returned home.

Nelson was last seen near East 120th Court and Sycamore Avenue.

According to police, Nelson is cognitively delayed.

The 17-year-old is described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and approximately 130 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, and he also wears glasses.

Nelson was last seen wearing a gray Avengers shirt, gray cargo shorts, green Nike socks and gray tennis shoes. He was also carrying a light blue and black backpack.

If you see Nelson and know where he is, please call the Grandview Police Department at (816) 316-4980 or the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.

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