Warsaw 15-year-old missing

August 24, 2012

The Benton County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help locating a Warsaw teenager who has been missing for the past week.

Canaan Fuelling, 15, ran away from his father’s home Aug. 15 and is believed to be traveling to Louisiana to meet a Facebook friend. He is described as 6-feet tall, 210 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Fuelling also has a scar on his front scalp and a chipped front tooth. Reports indicate he suffered a brain injury when he was a child that affects his cognitive and reasoning abilities.

Those with information about Fuelling’s whereabouts are asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 438-6135 or the Missouri State Highway Patrol Missing Persons Clearinghouse at 573-526-6178.