Police find missing 5-year-old boy on Detroit's west side
Marcus Pruitt found near Stahelin Avenue, Seven Mile Road
DETROIT – Police have located a missing 5-year-old boy on Detroit's west side.
Marcus Pruitt was found in the area of Stahelin Avenue and Seven Mile Road, police said.
The 5-year-old went missing in the 19400 block of St. Marys. Police said his mother noticed he was missing around 10:30 p.m. when she went to check on him.
Police released information about a person of interest in connection with the boy's disappearance. The person of interest is described as a black man in his 30s with a medium complexion and a goatee. He was wearing a black baseball hat, a dingy black jacket, dark jeans, Timberland boots and safety glasses. He was riding a red moped, police said.
It's unclear if the person of interest has been located.
Police Capt. Darrell Patterson said police searched the home, the area and a neary vacant home before finding Marcus. Officers were assisted by a K-9 unit.
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