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Riley Mackel (WHO-HD)

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.