Update - Child Found Safe Missing Child - Public's Assistance Needed

From the Menomonie Police Department Facebook page:

UPDATE #2: Jakeem was located and is safe. Thank you to all who shared!

UPDATE: It was learned that the truck was observed in the area at the time the juvenile was last seen. It is unknown at this time if the juvenile got into the truck. Please continue to relay any information you may have by calling 715-232-1283.



We are seeking the public's assistance in locating 12-year-old Jakeem Odell. Jakeem is 12 years old and was last seen in the area of Harvey Drive at approximately 6 AM this morning when he was observed getting in to a vehicle with an unknown adult male. He may have been wearing black sweat pants, Nike shoes and an anime shirt.

The vehicle the adult was driving is described as a bright blue pickup truck, no more than 8 years old, little to no rust, 1/2 ton, with no known markings.

The operator of the truck is described as a 40s-50s white male with blond hair and facial hair.

If you have information as to Jakeem's whereabouts, the vehicle or its operator, please contact 715-232-1283 immediately.