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UPDATE: Missing Plover teen found safe, returned homeSubmitted: 02/19/2019
UPDATE: Missing Plover teen found safe, returned home
Story By Newswatch 12 Team

PLOVER - UPDATE: Jackson Kelly, 18, has been found safe and returned home to Plover Tuesday evening.

Kelly didn't show up for school at SPASH Monday morning and police asked the public for help funding him.

Police found Kelly's car near the La Quinta Inn in Stevens Point at about 5:30 p.m.

They learned Kelly left his car and got a ride from a friend who returned Kelly to his home in Plover.

Police Interviewed Kelly and learned that he was safe and required no further assistance.



Police do not believe a missing teenager from Plover to be in any danger, but they are urging him to contact his parents.

Jackson Kelly didn't show up for school yesterday morning. Plover police say he was last seen Sunday night at home, and have been asking for any information anyone has on his whereabouts.

Jackson is about 6 feet 1 inch, 220 pounds. He may be in a burgundy Honda Accord with Wisconsin plates 905-ZHD.

If you have seen Jackson or know where he might be, call Plover police at 715-345-5255 ext. 142.


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