UPDATE (8:10 p.m.): Glaser was located, safe and unharmed, near College Street and Scenic Avenue just before 8 p.m.
The Springfield Police Department said in a Facebook post the boy was found "due to quick actions of citizens sharing our posts and the news media getting the word out."
"We almost instantly received calls from concerned citizens who had seen the boy," the police department said in the post.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Springfield teen left the Boys and Girls Town of Missouri Tuesday afternoon and police are now reporting him as missing and endangered.
Kaden Glaser, 13, left the Boys and Girls Town of Missouri, at 1212 W. Lombard St. in Springfield at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The Springfield Police Department said in a press release that Glaser is mentally handicapped and "has the potential to harm himself."
Glaser is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 185 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red and black flannel shirt and dark athletic shorts.
Anyone with information on Glaser's whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately.
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