Police ask public's help in locating missing teen

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Omaha Police are looking for help in locating Jarrell Milton, 16, who is missing from Boys Town.

Police say an absconding order has been issued from the Douglas County Juvenile Court.

Milton is 5’6” tall and weighs 175 lbs. He was last seen leaving Boys Town on Thursday night wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and red or white Nike tennis shoes.

Police are asking anyone who has seen Milton or knows where he may be to call 911 or Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.

Police say they're asking for help locating Milton in the interest of his safety and the safety of the public.

Omaha Police confirm that Jarell Milton was involved in a murder at age 12. The victim was Jamymell Ray, 31, who was killed in Miller Park.

Milton eventually entered a plea to a lesser charge of conspiracy to commit robbery and use of a weapon. In exchange for the plea, the murder charge was dismissed. In November 2015 he was set to begin rehabilitation treatment.