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***UPDATE Missing 8-Year Old Found Safe***

***UPDATE Missing 8-Year Old Found Safe***


August 22, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) The 8-year old male who was reported missing has been located. He is safe and has been reunited with his family. The MPD would like to thank the members of the media and public who helped spread the word about this missing child.



August 21, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating 8-year-old Jayvion DeShawn Moore (photo below). Moore was last seen at 8:00pm this evening at the play area near his residence on the 400 block of 7th St. N in Minneapolis.  He was last seen wearing a gray or white shirt, gray shorts and sandals. He may be riding his bicycle.  Moore, a black male, is 4’00 and 60 pounds with short black hair and brown eyes.

If you have noticed an individual matching the photo, or can provide any information that may help police locate this missing juvenile, please call 9-1-1.  GO# 19-251537

Members of the general public and news media are encouraged to distribute the attached photo below.