UPDATE: Missing Long Beach boy found Friday afternoon in Los Angeles

UPDATE | An 11-year-old boy last seen Thursday afternoon is now in the process of being reunited with his family after being found in the city of Los Angeles on Friday, authorities said.

Long Beach police said Markel Brown was located at about 4 p.m. today.

PREVIOUSLY: Police seek help finding missing boy, 11, last seen in West Long Beach

10/18/19 at 9:15 a.m. | Long Beach police are asking for the public’s help in locating an 11-year-old boy who was last seen Thursday afternoon leaving his home near Silverado Park in West Long Beach.

Markel Brown recently moved to Long Beach and is unfamiliar with the area, police said. He was last seen at about 2:50 p.m. Thursday by a family member in the 3200 block of Baltic Avenue.

Brown is about 5 feet tall and weighs 155 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes, and was wearing a black T-shirt with gray sweat pants and black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information regarding this missing person is urged to call the LBPD Missing Persons Detail at 562-570-7246 or Police Dispatch at 562-435-6711. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may submit a tip through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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