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Christopher Williams, 9. (Courtesy of the Colorado Springs Police Department.)

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Update 4:40 p.m.

The boy has been found safe, police said. He was reunited with his family "in great condition."


Colorado Springs police are asking for help finding a 9-year-old boy who went missing from a southeast Colorado Springs apartment complex.

Christopher Williams was last seen Thursday afternoon in the area around the Fountain Springs Apartments on Fountain Springs Grove, police said.

He is 4 feet, 10 inches tall and was last seen wearing black sweatpants with a silver stripe on the sides, a long-sleeve shirt, a black winter jacket and brown boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 444-7000. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 634-7867 or 1-800-222-8477.


Ellie is a crime and breaking news reporter. She's a proud Midwesterner, stationery hoarder and Earl Grey tea enthusiast. After interning at The Gazette in 2015, she joined the newspaper's staff in 2016.

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