Lafayette police searching for 12-year-old runaway

UPDATE: Joell Hutson was found safely Tuesday night.

Posted: Feb 26, 2019 1:19 PM
Updated: Feb 27, 2019 6:52 AM

UPDATE: Joell Hutson was found safely Tuesday night.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette police are searching for a 12-year-old runaway who went missing Feb. 24. Joell Hutson was last seen at the Tippecanoe Mall on Sunday around 7 p.m. 

Joell is 12 years old, male, with brown eyes and is approximately 4 feet tall and 80 pounds. He was last seen wearing an orange shirt, black cargo pants, and red and black Nike shoes.

If anyone has any information on Joell’s whereabouts they are asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200, or through the anonymous WeTip hotline at 800-78-CRIME.

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