UPDATE: Police say the 9-year-old boy has been found safe. Further details on where he was found weren't immediately clear.
A 9-year-old boy reported missing Thursday night was last seen in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side.
Jeremiah Ellzey was last seen about 3:30 p.m. when he left school in the 5200 block of South State Street, Chicago Police said in a missing person alert. He is not familiar with the area.
Jeremiah is described as black, 4-foot-2, 74 pounds, with black hair and a medium complexion, police said. A description of his clothing was not provided.
Anyone with information was asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8385.