UPDATE: Springfield police say Shelby Smith was found at approximately 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. He is safe and unharmed.

Original Story: 

Springfield Police have issued an endangered person advisory for a man who went missing shortly before 6 Monday evening.

Police say Shelby Smith, who is 32 is 6’2″, 235 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

Investigators say Smith has autism depression and Asperger’s syndrome as well as suicidal tendencies.

He walked away from a medical facility and should be considered endangered.

If you have information that can help, please call 417 864 1810.

(Information provided by the Springfield Police Department)

The Springfield Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 720 North Elder Ave Springfield, MO at 5:40 PM on 12/17/2018.

Missing Is:

Shelby S. Smith a white, male, age 32

The endangered missing person:

Shelby S. Smith, is a white, male, age 32, hgt 6’2″, 235 lbs, brown hair, blue eyes, fair complexion, with long, scraggly hair and a chin strap beard, wearing gray hooded sweatshirt, unknown color long sleeve flannel shirt, jeans and boots.

Brief circumstances regarding the Endangered Missing Person incident:

Smith has autism, depression and Asperger’s syndrome as well as suicidal tendencies.

Smith walked away from a medical facility and should be considered endangered.

Anyone seeing the missing person, suspect, associate, or vehicle, or anyone having any information related to the endangered missing person should immediately dial 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency or call the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-18