Skokie Police Department

Police Locate Missing Evanston Boy

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Police from multiple suburban departments have located a boy after he was reported missing Thursday, officials said.

According to a tweet from the Evanston Police Department, officers assisted Skokie police in looking for the boy, who is an Evanston resident. Residents spotted the boy climbing over a fence near a creek Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

While police did not give the boy’s name in their release, they said he was last seen wearing a dark shirt that reads “Blink Fitness,” dark pants and pink shoes.

Police dispatched drones to the area of Dempster and McCormick in their search for the boy.

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