East Harlem Boy, 11, Reported Missing

Police are searching for a young boy who went missing Tuesday from his East Harlem apartment building.

Josiah DeJesus, 11, was last seen around 10 a.m. inside an apartment building on East 115th Street between Second and Third avenues, police told Patch. DeJesus stands 4-foot-5 and weighs about 80 pounds, police said. He has brown eyes and black hair, police told Patch.

When the boy went missing he was wearing a black baseball cap, a blue jacket and black sneakers, police said.


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Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577. All tips are confidential.

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