Update: Missing Gresham boy found safe

Missing Persons

Boy reportedly trying to find ride to Parkrose neighborhood

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The 8-year-old Gresham boy reported missing earlier Tuesday has been found and reunited with his family, according to police.

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The Gresham Police Department has launched a search for a missing 8-year-old boy last seen in the Rockwood neighborhood.

The boy was reported missing after the boy was trying to find a ride to his father’s home in the Parkrose area, according to GPD. Neighbors last reported seeing him in the area of SE 184th Avenue and SE Yahmill Street.

He is described as a Latino male, 4’5″, 60-80 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Witnesses said he was wearing a red t-shirt, black pants, red shoes and carrying a black backpack with neon stripes when he went missing.

Anyone has information as to the whereabouts of the boy is urged to call Gresham Police immediately.   

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