By Neil Torquiano
Channel 2 News
3:24 PM EDT, August 18, 2013
STORY UPDATED AT 12:24 p.m. at 8/18/13:
Anchorage police say a 12-year-old runaway boy was found safe Saturday evening.
"He was found by a friend wandering on a bike trail and has returned home," Anita Shell, police spokesperson, said in a brief update.
STORY UPDATED AT 12:05 p.m. at 8/17/13:
Anchorage police are searching for runaway boy last seen Friday afternoon.
12-year-old runaway Jose Raul Mena Nivar, Jr. was last seen around 4:30 p.m. Friday near the 1200 block of West Dimond.
“According to his father, he and his son got into an altercation and Jose left the home, not wearing any shoes,” Anita Shell, police spokesperson, said in a statement. “Jose’s family searched the Dimond area for several hours before calling police.”
Nivar, Jr. is described as Hispanic boy, 5’5” tall, 120 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a yellow t-shirt, blue jeans, black socks with no shoes and possibly a baseball cap.
If you have information on his whereabouts, then call police at 786-8900.
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