Update: missing child found safe
POSTED: Monday, April 22, 2013 - 9:54pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 12:08am
Tyler, Texas (KETK) — Tyler police tell KETK, the missing child has been located and is safe.
On Monday night at around 8:40 p.m., Tyler Police were called for a missing seven year old child.
The child, Benito Moore, was last seen at 1326 Kenilworth at around 7 p.m. where he was playing with friends. He left the residence and was walking home to 1419 Hawthorne. When he didn't arrive home by dark his family notified the police.
Benito Moore is described as a Hispanic male, 4' tall, 70 pounds, and was last seen wearing a gold shirt and khaki pants.
Officers are contacting family and friends as well as searching the surrounding area.
Tyler Police are asking for anyone who knows where Benito may be to call the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000 immediately.