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