2 boys who went missing while playing in Fort Greene Park found safe: NYPD


Breaking update: The boys were found safe in Brooklyn. They were taken to a hospital for evaluation, police said Tuesday.

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FORT GREENE, Brooklyn — Two 11-year-old boys were reported missing when they didn’t come home Monday after playing in a Brooklyn park, the NYPD said early Tuesday morning.

The boys, one who lives in Brooklyn and one who lives in the Bronx, were last seen together in Fort Greene Park on Monday, according to police.

Officials described one boy as standing 5 feet tall, weighing 100 lbs. with a thin build, dark complexion, black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt with red lettering reading “GOAT” and black writing on the sleeve, black sweatpants, and black Puma sneakers.

Officials described his friend as standing 5 feet tall, weighing 120 lbs. with a medium build, light complexion, brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt, blue sweatpants, and blue sneakers.

Anyone with information regarding the missing persons is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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