3:20 p.m. update:
MacKade Schroder has been found safe and is back with his parents.
Authorities are asking for help locating MacKade Schroder, an eighth-grade student at the Griswold Community School District. Schroder told another student Tuesday he was running away, possibly to the Treynor area.
Schroder, 13, left home Tuesday wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, black tennis shoes and was carrying a navy blue and bright green backpack with the word "fuel" on it. He is 5'2", 90 lbs with long, blonde curly hair.
The Cass County Sheriff's Department has been contacted and is leading the search for Schroder. A missing persons report has been filed.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Griswold Community School District at 712-778-2154 or Cass County Sheriff's Department at 712-243-2206.
(Note: Correct spelling of last name is Schroder, not Schroeder.)