Police: Missing 13-year-old found

By Layron Livingston - bio | email

TYLER, TEXAS (KLTV) - Tyler Police just released a statement reporting Kentrel Sears has been found.

Police issued a critical missing alert, early this morning when the boy was reported missing by family members.

He was dropped off at Moore Middle School, Friday morning, but never returned home, Friday night.

He was still missing, Saturday morning.

The search continued, Saturday afternoon. Police say the boy last spoke with his grandmother on the phone around 3:33 p.m., asking for permission to stay after school to play soccer. He also told his grandmother he wanted to attend a dance at Moore Middle School.

Police say they found Kentrel at a soccer game in Lindsey Park. He'd apparently spent the night with a friend, but did not tell his parents.

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