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Police find missing 12-year-old boy from St. Louis

Espoir Husseini, 12, was last seen Thursday in south St. Louis.
Espoir Husseini, 12, was last seen Thursday in south St. Louis. Provided

Police found a 12-year-old boy missing from south St. Louis Tuesday evening.

Espoir Husseini ran away from his mother at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, KMOV reported. He was last seen near the intersection of South Grand Boulevard and Alberta Street.

Espoir is 4-foot-9 and weighs 80 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, a yellow and green shirt, black pants and black and white Nike shoes.

Police do not suspect foul play was involved, but Espoir has medication he needs to be taking.

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