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Hays Teen Found Safe in Madisonville, TX

Image courtesy Hays County Sheriff's Office
Dakota Shane Thompson, 13, was found in Madisonville,Texas.

UPDATE 11:00 a.m.  An Amber Alert for a missing 13-year-old boy was canceled Monday, after the Wimberley teen was found safe in Madisonville, Texas.  He was reportedly in the company of a family friend.


Authorities in Hays County have issued an Amber Alert for a missing 13-year-old boy last seen in Wimberley yesterday afternoon.

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a 13 YOA male, Dakota Shane Thompson, who was abducted by a family friend he was living with in Wimberley. Dakota is 4’2”, 80 lbs, brown hair, and brown eyes. The actor in the abduction is Christopher Brian Perry 35 YOA, WM, 5’8”, 165-200 lbs, brown hair, and hazel eyes.  They were last seen at the Brookshire Brothers Store in Wimberley Texas yesterday at 430pm. They left in a 2003 Red Mustang bearing Texas license plate BT6B334. Their direction of travel is unknown at this time.

If you have any information, please call 9-1-1.


Ian Crawford joined KUT as News Editor in 2008, after spending over four years as a reporter/anchor at KLBJ Radio in Austin. He began his broadcasting career while still in high school in Southern Oregon. During high school and college at the University of Oregon, he worked at times as a reporter, news anchor, sports play-by-play reporter, music host and commercial producer before moving to Texas in 2003.