12-year-old boy reported missing in the Bronx

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NEW YORK, NY – Police have issued a missing person alert for a 12-year-old Bronx boy who left school at Bronx Park Middle School Tuesday afternoon and has not been seen since. His home on Muliner Avenue is just seven blocks from the school.

NYPD detectives from the 49th Precinct reported Damare Chaplin-Rivers as missing early Wednesday morning.

At around 3:30 pm, Damare was seen leaving school located at 2441 Wallace Avenue.

“It has been confirmed that he did attend school but did not return home,” detectives said today.

Damare is described as being 5’2″ tall, weighing 80 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black sweatpants, black and yellow sneakers and carrying a grey/red/black backpack.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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 Crime Stoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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