THE BRONX — The 8-year-old boy who went missing in the Bronx Wednesday morning has been found, police said.
“Happy to report that Jake has been found and is in good physical condition,” NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce tweeted just before 3 p.m. “Thanks for everyone’s assistance.”
Police has asked for the public’s help locating the boy
Jake Sutherland has last been seen between Story Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard around 8:50 a.m., police said.
He is described as standing 4 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 60 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. Sutherland was last seen wearing blue shirt, blue shorts and white sneakers.
Sutherland is from the Bronx, police said.
The boy has repeatedly run away from home in the past, sources said.
Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).