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UPDATED: Missing Child Located

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Updated! Child has been located. 

Alert: Missing Child: Curtis Smith, 9, Male, Black, 4' 7", 75lbs Last seen: 905 S 2nd St, Plainfield, NJ, 7:20pm, 7/16/17

The Plainfield Police Division seeks your help in locating a missing child:

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Curtis Smith: 9 years old (11/15/07), male, black, 4'7", 75lbs, short black hair, brown eyes, blue framed eye glasses last seen wearing an orange T-shirt, black basketball shorts and black/orange sneakers.

Last seen: 905 South 2nd Street, Plainfield, NJ, at 7:20pm on 7/16/17.

Curtis is not familiar with the Plainfield Area and is presently residing at the Howard Johnson Express Inn, 1025 US-22, North Plainfield, NJ. He attends school in the Hillsborough, NJ area.

If you have information that can assist in helping safely locate Curtis Smith, please immediately call 9-1-1 or contact the police. 
 

Instructions:

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Curtis Smith is asked to immediately call 9-1-1 or contact Detective Michael Bowe (908) 753-3609 / Police Officer Stephen Bailey (908) 753-3041.

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