Detroit boy missing for days found in basement alive

06/25/2014 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)

Detroit – A 12-year-old boy who went missing for several days was found alive in his basement Wednesday. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), officers discovered the child following an extensive police search.

Police were serving a warrant at the home of the boy, who lived with his father and stepmother, while investigating his disappearance. It had yet to be made clear at the time of the report, whether he had been there the entire time he was reported missing.

Detroit Police Chief James Craig said the child appeared to be hiding when he was found. Craig is quoted as stating, “He was nervous, but excited… He indicated he was hungry. He appeared fine.”

Authorities are still investigating the matter. A medical evaluation has been planned for the boy.

This report is provided by Justice News Flash – Detroit Legal News

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