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La Vista police want to speak to woman in connection with search for missing 12-year-old
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La Vista police want to speak to woman in connection with search for missing 12-year-old

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The Rally for Ryan, where hundreds of people gathered to show their support for the ongoing search for 11-year-old Ryan Larsen, at Central Park in La Vista on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Larsen, who is autistic, has been missing since May 17.

La Vista police detectives searching for 12-year old Ryan Larsen want to speak with a woman shown in photos holding a cellphone with a photo of the boy. 

The woman is not a suspect in the case but may have information, La Vista police said on Twitter.

People who recognize the woman are asked to call La Vista police at 402-593-6407.

Tuesday marked Ryan’s 12th birthday and the 22nd day since his disappearance.

Ryan Larsen (copy)

Ryan Larsen

Few clues have surfaced as to what happened to the boy, who is autistic, after he slipped out of La Vista West Elementary about noon May 17.

A surveillance video captured by La Vista Keno, which is across the street from the apartments where Ryan lives, places him in the parking lot of the business about an hour and a half after he left school. Shortly thereafter, an eyewitness said they saw Ryan “right outside” his apartment near 84th and Harrison streets.

The video and the single eyewitness are the only traces of the boy despite a massive search effort that has included hundreds of civilian volunteers and law enforcement and search and rescue teams from several metro area departments, as well as assistance from the FBI.

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