Portsmouth 11-year-old who ran away found safe

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth Police say an 11-year-old boy ran away and was missing for a full day before he was found.

Police say Mahkyi Marcel Johnson was last seen leaving the 6200 block of Centenary Drive Saturday night around 7 p.m. 

Detectives were concerned for Mahkyi’s well-being because he has a health condition.

Sunday night just after 7 p.m., police updated the public with the good news that Mahkyi had been located and was safe.

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