PRESS RELEASE – August 11th, 2021
Update 8:00pm 8/11/2021 – Earlier this evening, Osawatomie Police Chief David Stuteville met informally with a group of concerned citizens who wanted to help conduct on-the-ground searches of local neighborhoods the surrounding areas. He gave them the same information that is provided within the press release attached below, and delivered brief remarks about how to be safe while searching. It is important to note that while we greatly appreciate the willingness of our community to come together and assist in the search for Bryant, we must ask that residents exert caution — we do not want to have to send search and rescue teams after the volunteer search teams. If you feel called to action, please be safe, be smart, and stay cool. Above all else, remember to keep your eyes and ears open and report any information to the Miami County Sheriff’s Office at 913-294-3232 or dial 911 should you come into contact with Bryant directly.
The City of Osawatomie will provide updates here on our website as information becomes available.
Original Post 4:20pm 8/11/2021 – Please see the attached press release regarding missing Osawatomie teenager Bryant Clancy (downloadable PDF linked below).
Osawatomie Police Chief David Stuteville and other emergency responders held a live press conference at 3:30pm this afternoon with regional news agencies to bring greater awareness to the search efforts.
If you have any information on Bryant or his disappearance, please contact the Miami County Sheriff’s Office at 913-294-3232. If you should come into contact with Bryant, who has autism, do not try to engage with him — immediately dial 911 and alert officers to your location.