UPDATED: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 11:23am
Killeen — Killeen Police were called to 305 Elms Rd. at 7:53am advising the 8 year old missing child, Markell Foster had been located.
Upon the officers arrival, they learned that Markell had run away from home and hid under a mobile home in the same trailer park and fell asleep. This morning while he was coming out from underneath the mobile home he was seen by a park resident who escorted him back to his residence. Markell was unharmed and has been reunited with his family.
The Killeen Police Department would like to thank the volunteers with the Killeen Citizens on Patrol, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and all other community members who unselfishly gave their time and resources to assist the department with their search for the missing child. We would also like to thank the media who acted quickly to inform the citizens of this missing child.
Release from KPD
An eight year-old boy is missing from Killeen, according to police.
Authorities say the missing child is Marqual Roshon Foster. He is described as weighing 72 pounds, about 3' 6" and was last seen wearing a white tank-top, dark shorts and black flip-flops.
Foster is from the 300 block of Elms Road in Killeen.
If you know of his whereabouts please contact your local authorities.