Update-Missing Wisconsin teen located in Chicago

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Louis Amelinckx was located in Chicago, IL early this morning. He was taken to a hospital for a medical evaluation and then released to his mother. The Sturgeon Bay Police Department would like to thank all the agencies and individuals involved in the search for Louis. It was the combination of everyone’s efforts that lead to Louis’ safe return.


On Monday, March 13, Louis Jefferson Amelinckx was reported missing and believed to be endangered as he does not have his prescription medication, after he left Sturgeon Bay, WI with two men.

Amelinckx is a 17 year old white male, born March, 2000 and was last seen wearing a black jacket and red sneakers. He may now be wearing different clothing and shoes.
It is believed Amelinckx traveled to an apartment complex in Green Bay, WI where he stayed several hours before traveling to Oshkosh, WI and is now in the Milwaukee area. Louis may be utilizing free Wi-Fi in public areas such as restaurants, businesses and public libraries.

Louis does not have a vehicle and would be seeking out rides from people.

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department is working this case with several other law enforcement agencies, including the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation and the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children.

If you have information on the whereabouts of Louis Amelinckx please contact local law enforcement or the Sturgeon Bay Police Department at 920-746-2450.