Detroit police locate 7-year-old boy who walked away from his home

Kendryck Newburn last seen at 4:10 p.m.

Detroit police are searching for 7-year-old Kendryck Newburn. Photo provided by Detroit Police Department.
Detroit police are searching for 7-year-old Kendryck Newburn. Photo provided by Detroit Police Department. (WDIV)

DETROITUPDATE 8:43 p.m.: Police said the 7-year-old boy has been found safe. The original article is below.


Police want help finding a missing 7-year-old boy who walked away from his home.

Kendryck Newburn was last seen by his guardian at 4:10 p.m. on Wednesday in the 11900 block of Laing in Detroit.

Police describe the boy as being 4 feet tall and weighing 60 pounds. He has a thin build, medium-brown complexion and short black hair.

He was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, gray basketball shorts and gray and blue velcro sandals.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department’s 9th Precinct at 313-596-5900 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.

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