Update: The teen has been located and is safe, police said on Monday.
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THE BRONX, N.Y. (PIX11) – A Bronx teenager left his home a week ago Friday and hasn’t been seen since.
The NYPD on Friday released a photo of the 17-year-old with the hope that someone would come forward with information on where he is. He was last seen leaving his home on Metropolitan Avenue on April 7 around 6:30 a.m., according to the NYPD.
Police described the boy as about 5’9″ and 170 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray jeans and black sneakers.
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