FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 29, 2020
UPDATE, Missing Juvenile: Eminence Bessette LOCATED
Eminence Bessette was located. She is safe and unharmed. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.
On Nov. 28, 2020 at about 8:54 p.m., 12-year-old Eminence Bessette ran away from her residence at 1326 N. Rogers. A next-door neighbor had video showing her leaving by herself, east bound toward an alley.
She is a white female, 5'2, 115 pounds, shorter brown hair and brown eyes.
Eminence's phone was last pinged at 10:15 p.m.at 744 S. Glenstone. Officers checked the area and did not locate her. Other pings have been unsuccessful as her phone has been shut off.
Police are seeking to confirm her well-being. Anyone with information concerning her whereabouts should call 911 or the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810 or make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).
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Case number: 20-40371
Media Contact: PAO Jasmine Bailey
Release authorized by A/Lt. Scott Hill