UPDATE: Missing Springfield Teenager Found Safe Near Kansas City

UPDATE:Springfield police say a 13 year old girl who disappeared from her home on west Lynn over the weekend was found safe around 11 p.m. Tuesday in Jackson County. 

Officers say Mackenzie Whisnant was located by the Oak Grove Police Department. 

Oak Grove authorities say she was with a man. 

Both are being interviewed by police. 

Original Story:

Police in Springfield are asking the public for help with finding an endangered teenager. 

Investigators say 13 year-old, Mackenzie Whisnant was last seen at her parents’ home near the 1700 block of West Lynn, near Kansas Expressway around 11:40 Sunday morning.

Mackenzie is 5 foot 2, 200 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing black and white leggings and a fuzzy purple hoodie. 

Police say she met a man online and might have left the state with him. 

If you have any information that can help please call 9-1-1.

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