WSP reports 16-year-old boy missing out of Kennewick

KennewickKENNEWICK, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol (WSP) has identified a teenager from the Tri-Cities who has been reported missing since May 1, 2022.

According to State Patrol, the missing 16-year-old Kennewick resident is named Ryan Lee Clark. A white male with brown eyes and brown hair, Clark is listed at 5-foot-11 and 157 lbs.

WSP officials have reason to believe that Clark could be heading north toward Spokane.

Anyone who may have seen him or has information about him is urged to contact the Benton County Sheriff’s Office via phone at (509) 735-6555.

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A poster with Ryan Lee Clark’s information was published online by the WSP Missing and Unidentified Persons Unit (MUPU), a State Patrol wing that provides information and photos about children who are actively missing.

MUPU only shares posters and information if requested by family members/legal guardians of the missing child or if requested by the law enforcement agency in charge of the investigation, according to the WSP’s website.

This is a breaking news story. An update and/or follow-up will be issued if further details are publically revealed.


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