Young Bronx Boy Goes Missing

Published on January 21, 2012, 6:45 pm
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The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in locating a young boy who went missing in Bronx.

Police say 10-year-old Justin Branch of 680 Union Avenue was reported missing by his foster mother.

He was last seen near P.S. 130, Abram Stevens Hewitt School, speaking with his biological mother, 34-year-old Yanick Branch, before they both entered a livery cab and left to an unknown destination.

Branch is described as a black boy with medium complexion, 4’8″, 140 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing gray sneakers, blue jeans, blue shirt and a black jacket.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

All calls are strictly confidential.


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