Farmington police in New York are searching for a 12-year-old boy who vanished early Monday morning, Patch reports.
According to Suffolk police, Mertcan Cakmak left his home on Waverly Avenue in Farmington on his bicycle, at some point overnight. A family member contacted police and reported him missing at around 5:45 a.m.
Police said Mertcan could be trying to find a way to get to the Bronx. He was last seen wearing a dark hoodie and ripped jeans.
MISSING CHILD: Mertcan Cakmak, 12, was reported missing around 6 a.m. Monday after leaving his home on Waverly Avenue on a bicycle, police say.https://t.co/6mHFf4Us2c
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Mertcan is described as a white male who stands 5-feet-5-inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds. He has brown hair, brown eyes, and a scar above his right eye.
Anyone with information on the child’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or 911.
This is a developing story and will be updated as additional information becomes available. Check back for updates.
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