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Missing Las Vegas boy, 11, has been found safe

Updated December 15, 2018 - 9:06 pm

Las Vegas police said that an 11-year-old boy who went missing Saturday morning has been found.

Jaiden Lavender was found “a short time ago,” the Metropolitan Police Department said at about 7:30 p.m. He was safe and has been reunited with his family, police said.

Jaiden was last seen about 7:30 a.m. Saturday near 5850 Euclid St., wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants and shoes, police said. He also was carrying a black backpack.

Police did not release further details, but asked that anyone with information regarding Jaiden’s whereabouts call the Metropolitan Police Department’s missing person detail at 702-828-3111 or 702-379-8859.

Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Katelyn Newberg contributed to this report.

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