Search continues in Kenton for missing boy

Staff reports

Quentin Ellcessor

Quentin Ellcessor

KENTON — The Kenton Police Department is still searching for Quentin Ellcessor, a 4-year-old boy with autism who was reported missing Thursday afternoon from a residence in the 600 block of South Wayne Street in Kenton.

According to a news release, the police department with the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office initially searched the southeast quadrant of the city as well as the Scioto River but so far the child hasn’t been found. Since then the search has expanded.

On Sunday, 300 residences were canvassed and nearly 100 people interviewed. Registered sex offenders were also located and interviewed.

Nearly 600 volunteers have helped conduct searches in an effort to find the child.

On Monday, efforts will include ground and air resources expanding their search of the Scioto River.

Ellcessor is described as 4 feet tall and 60 pounds.

He has curly brown hair.

He was wearing a Mickey Mouse shirt and black sweatpants.

Anyone who may have information on the missing child’s whereabouts should contact the Kenton Police Department at 419-673-0771.

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