UPDATE: Police confirm Mackel has been located.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are asking for the public’s assistance locating a missing person.
Riley Mackel, 21, was last seen at approximately 3:40 p.m. in the area of Union Park. He was wearing a gray-colored sweatshirt that has the word “Guess” on the front, gray sweatpants, and tan shoes.
Riley is autistic and non-verbal, and may have a pacifier in his mouth for comfort.
Anyone with information regarding Riley’s location is asked to contact the Des Moines Police Department by calling 911 or 515-283-4811.