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BRIEF: BREAKING: Missing West Palm boy, 6, found

Palm Beach Post - 9/8/2017

Sept. 08--WEST PALM BEACH -- UPDATE 10 a.m.: Jacob Powell was found, city police said.

ORIGINAL POST: A 6-year-old West Palm Beach boy with autism has been reported missing, city police said Friday.

At 8:45 this morning police were notified that Jacob Powell was missing. The boy had removed his monitoring bracelet, police said.

He was last seen wearing a green shirt, gray shorts and no shoes.

He likely is near Caribbean Villas near 45th Street and Haverhill Road, which is where he was found last time he was reported missing. Jacob was reported missing in late April but was safely found not long after.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, as well as the Palm Beach Gardens police drone, are looking for the boy, according to West Palm Beach police.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the nearest law-enforcement agency.


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