UPDATE: A 15-year-old boy who went missing from Woodside Houses in Queens returned home Thursday, the NYPD said.


WOODSIDE, Queens (PIX11) — A 15-year-old boy was last seen leaving his apartment at NYCHA’s Woodside Houses at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday morning — and never returned. This would normally be the time when most children in his building were heading out to school.

The teen is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds. He was wearing a Polo red, blue and white jacket, along with khaki pants and blue Nike sneakers.

The building where the boy lives is located on 31st Avenue in Woodside, near 50th Street.  

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