UPDATE AT 8:39PM, SUNDAY – THE GOLDEN ALERT HAS BEEN CANCELED. THE JUVENILE HAS BEEN LOCATED AND IS SAFE.
The Lexington Police Department has issued a Golden Alert for a missing Lexington juvenile. Robert Newfield-Ekelberry, 16, was last seen on June 11, 2023, just after 4:00 p.m., in the 1600 block of Alexandra Drive.
Robert Newfield-Ekelberry has a history of mental illness and may be suicidal. He is believed to be traveling on foot.
He is 6 feet tall and approximately 260 pounds with brownish-black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a lime green shirt, gray athletic shorts, white socks, and gray/black running shoes.
Anyone with knowledge of Robert’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.