1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

8-Year-Old Bronx Boy With PTSD, Anxiety Runs Away From Foster Mom Before Storm: NYPD

An 8-year-old Bronx boy reported missing after running away from his foster mom after leaving a hospital appointment Thursday has been found safe, police say.

Kareem Morris was leaving an appointment at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx when he ran away from his foster mom, police said. The boy suffers from PTSD as well as anxiety, and officials were worried the severe weather conditions would hinder his discovery.

Just after midnight, in the early hours of Friday, police said Kareem had been found is safe. 

Kareem was last seen in front of 1400 Pelham Parkway South on Thursday at noon. He was wearing a blue coat, a light blue hooded sweater, blue jeans and black sneakers. He is 4 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 85 pounds.

Contact Us