7-Year-Old Boy Found After Missing for Five Hours in Brooklyn

NBC 4 New York

A 7-year-old boy who went missing in Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon has been found safe five hours later.

The boy, Yosef Shapiro, went missing around 4 p.m. near the intersection of Seaview Avenue and E 80th Street in Canarsie, near Canarsie Park, according to police, who said Yosef was on foot when he went missing.

Just before 9 p.m., the boy was safely found, according to police and Rabbi Yisroel Kahan, who tweeted out video of crowds celebrating after the child was found.

Anyone with information regarding Yosef's whereabouts is urged to call 911 and Shomrim at (718) 338-9797.

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