The Ottumwa Police Department is asking residents to check their properties for any sign of a child previously reported missing.
10 year old Deontae Renken was reported missing yesterday, and as of today at 4:00 p.m. has still not been located. Ottumwa Police are requesting that people physically check their property for any sign of the missing child, especially those on the south side of town. In the past, Renken has actively hidden from officers attempting to locate him. Residents are advised to check in any sheds, garages, campers, vehicles, and any other place a small child may hide.
Anyone with any information about the missing child is advised to contact the Ottumwa Police Department at (641) 683-0661.