Police Believe Missing Teen May be Injured, Headed to Arkansas

By KOLR10 News

Published 07/21 2014 11:26AM

Updated 07/21 2014 05:47PM

WEST PLAINS, Mo. -- The West Plains Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing teenager who disappeared from his home Sunday.

Dylan Blake Saltkill, 17, left his home in the 1400 Block of West 6th Street in  West Plains around 12:13 pm on July 20.

Police say Dylan is white, 5’4″ tall, and weighs 176 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes.

Officers say Saltkill ran away and took his caretaker’s vehicle, which was located by law enforcement after it was involved in a traffic crash.

Saltkill was not in the vehicle and is believed to be on foot and injured in the Ozark County area.

He was last seen at Highway 201 and J Highway near Howard’s Ridge in Ozark County, wearing a blue 2001 NASCAR shirt, blue jean shorts and white tennis shoes.
Witnesses say he made a statement that he was enroute to unknown location in Mountain Home, Arkansas.

Police say Saltkill has the mental capacity of a 10 year old.

Anyone seeing Dylan or anyone having any information should call  911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency or call the West Plains Police Department at 417-256-2244.

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