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Jeff City Boy Goes Missing, Swaps Schools

A boy goes missing from one Jefferson City school, and is found at another. The fourth-grader started out Monday at Moreau Heights Elementary, and got confused when his teacher told him to head to another classroom.

He ended up boarding a bus to Southwest Early Childhood Center, where spokesman David Luther says officials found the child about an hour later…

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Luther says Jefferson City Police pinged the boy’s cell phone to track down his new location. He also says it was the first day of a gifted program at the childhood center, so it wasn’t unusual when the child didn’t show up on the rolls there.

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