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FOUND: TPD searching for missing 12-year-old boy

Posted at 10:48 AM, Feb 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-16 06:31:09-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Dejuan L. Peterson has been found safe and sound.


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Police Department is searching for missing 12-year-old boy.

Police say they are looking for Dejuan L. Peterson, who was last seen Thursday in the area of the Walker-Ford Community Center (2301 Pasco St).

There is concern for his well-being.

He is described as being around 5-foot-3 tall, weighing about 112 pounds with black hair and a "box cut" hairstyle.

Peterson was last seen wearing a black hoodie with "Senior 12" written on it, black jeans, brown Levi boots, and a blue backpack with lime green accents.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Tallahassee Police Department at (850) 891-4200.