Missing Texas teen found safe at Ind. Steak and Shake

A missing Texas teen was found safe in Mooresvill, Ind. (Photo: WISH-TV)

UPDATE: 15-year-old Stephen Colbert of Wylie, Texas has been found safe in Mooresville, Ind.

Officials with the Mooresville Police Department say they received a call around 11:30 a.m. from IMPD to check for Colbert at the Steak and Shake in Mooresville. When officers arrived, Colbert was found at the Steak and Shake.

Police say he is safe and appeared to be OK. At last check, he was being checked out by a doctor. IMPD was on their way to Mooresville to bring Colbert back to Indianapolis.

Officials at Colbert’s school released this statement Saturday:

We are extremely relieved that Stephen is back with his family. There are still questions, but the important thing is he is safe. I know that the entire Wylie community, and many others, were praying for him and his family and this is an answered prayer. On behalf of the Wylie ISD, thank you to the Indianapolis Metro Police Department, the Butler University Police Department and all the other law enforcement agencies for their efforts and cooperation in helping bring Stephen home.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 15-year-old Texas boy.

Officers say Stephen Colbert of Wylie, Texas was last seen around 7 p.m. Thursday at Clowes Memorial Hall on Butler’s campus.

Colbert is described as a black teen, about 5 foot 8 inches tall and about 120 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, orange shirt and brown khaki pants.

Colbert is visiting Indianapolis with the Music for All organization.

Music for All released this statement Friday:

A 15-year-old male student from Wylie, Texas, attending our Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis was reported missing early this morning. We are working with law enforcement officials to assist them in locating the missing student. We won’t rest until we find the student and reunite him with the group.

IMPD and the Butler University Police Department are working together on this case. If you have any information, please call 317-327-3811 or 911.

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