Press Releases

Child Found Safe

September 24, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) Jace Thompson has been located safe and well. Officers and family are with him at this time.

The MPD would like to thank everyone, especially the media, who helped get the word out about this incident.


MPD Asks for Public’s Help Locating Missing Child

September 24, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 10 year old boy. Jace Thompson, DOB: 12-15-2004, was last seen riding his small blue and orange BMX style bicycle in the area of Longfellow Park in Minneapolis (3400 block of 36th Avenue South) around 7:00 last evening. Thompson is described as being 4 feet 3 inches, weighing 80 pounds with brown eyes.. He has a shaved head and is described as a mixed race individual; Hispanic and Native. There is not a known clothing description but it is believed that he may be wearing grey Crocs shoes.

Thompson is a high functioning autistic individual who left home without important medications. This type of absence is not normal for him.

Anyone who sees Thompson, or has any information on his whereabouts, is asked to call 911.