Update 6 p.m.

According to a release from APD, the missing teen was located by patrol officers and returned home.


AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – The Amarillo Police Department asked the community for help searching for a missing teenager who is believed to be endangered.

According to police, a 17-year-old was last seen around 2 p.m. on Friday, July 8, being picked up from Benton Park by a man in a white Ford F150.

There have been multiple possible sightings of the teen in the Ford F150 over the weekend, according to police, and family and school officials are “concerned that the teen is being manipulated and could potentially be in danger.”

Anyone with information on the 17-year-old’s whereabouts was asked to call the Amarillo Police Department at 806-378-3038.