CARTHAGE, Mo — A Carthage teenager reported missing earlier today by the Carthage Police Department, has been found.

Carthage PD says 15-year-old Macen M. Routh was located and is reported to be safe.

Earlier this afternoon (10/11), Carthage Police sent out a missing child alert, asking for help locating the male teen.

Routh was listed as missing around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday by the Carthage Police Department.

Carthage Police did not say where Routh was located late this afternoon, only to say he was “safe.”