Update: We are happy to report that Nelson is safe and back home.
During the overnight hours of February 15, 2020, ten-year-old Nelson Ricky Franceschi voluntarily left his residence, which is located near East San Miguel Street and North Circle Drive and did not return. The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) was contacted on February 16, 2020, and has initiated a missing person/runaway report. Due to Nelson’s age, the CSPD is seeking assistance in locating him.
Nelson was last known to be wearing gray jeans, a black and white Nike shirt, and a black and blue Calvin Klein jacket. Nelson is 4’03” tall, 55 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Nelson is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.