MPD cancels search for missing boy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATE: 9/21/2021

Memphis police have canceled a City Watch alert for Gabriel Howell.

MPD said he has been found and is safe.


Memphis police issued a City Watch for a missing boy last seen in Bartlett.

Gabriel Howell was last seen in the 6300 block of Corban Cove in Bartlett at approximately 10:30 a.m. Monday.

Police say Gabriel’s father, Michael Howell, took him out of school between 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Michael Howell drives a green Ford F150 with Tennessee tag 4W9 2X8

Gabriel Howell is described as biracial. He’s 3 feet tall with light brown curly hair. He weighs about 40 pounds.

Gabriel was wearing a school uniform consisting of a dark blue polo shirt and khaki pants.

If you’ve seen Gabriel Howell, contact Memphis Police Missing Persons at 901-545-2677.