MISSING IN KANSAS: Garrett Kipp found safe

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Garrett Kipp, a college student who was reported missing this past week, has been located, the Osborne County Sheriff’s Office confirms to KAKE News. 

The Riley County Police Department said on Twitter that he is safe.

Kipp's family told KSAL that he was on the road most of the time, along I-70. He was found in St. Louis. 


The family of a young man missing from north-central Kansas is asking for the community’s help with finding him.

Garrett Kipp, a 20-year-old K-State student, went missing on March 14 from Osborne County. His pickup truck was found abandoned near Natoma, Kan., and his cell phone was found a quarter-mile away from the vehicle.

Charles Kipp is Garrett’s dad. He tells KAKE’s Annette Lawless that Garrett walked from Natoma to Russell. There was a sighting of Garrett around 10 a.m. on March 15 at a Casey’s General Store in Russell, Kan.

It was initially thought Garrett was heading to Hays, but there has been a possible sighting in Hays, the Osborne County Sheriff’s Office shares online.


Missing from: Osborne County, Kan.

Missing since: March 14, 2019

Age when reported missing: 20

Height: 6’2’’

Weight: 200 pounds

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Blue

Additional info: Seen with facial hair; wearing a gray ballcap, possible hoodie or jacket with purple on it, gray and tan backpack.

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Osborne County Sheriff’s Office at (785) 346-2001.

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