Texarkana, Texas say child reported missing has been found

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TEXARKANA, Texas (KETK) – Police say a 10-year-old boy reported missing has been found safe and is back with his family.

Texarkana, Texas, police posted on Facebook that Rekeylin Dashawn Long, reported missing Sunday morning, had spent the night with a friend.

“Rekeylin has been found and is now back home with his family,” police posted. “He had spent the night with a friend. Thanks to everyone that helped us get him home safe and sound.”


TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) – Texarkana, Texas Police is searching for a missing 10-year-old child.

Police say Rekeylin Dashawn Long was reported as missing early Sunday morning.

Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of Waterman Street at approximately 1:00 this morning. Long’s father told officers that he had last seen his son at 8:00 on Saturday evening when he went to play with some neighborhood children near the area of Wheeler and Lumpkin Streets. When Long failed to return home by dark, the father went looking for him but was unable to find him. Officers conducted a canvas of the area after they were notified but were also unable to locate the child.

Long is described as being 4’0” and weighing 80-85 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey tank top shirt, black jeans, and grey shoes. He has no prior history of running away from home.

Anyone with information on Long is asked to call 911 immediately.

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