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Lynchburg Missing Child found, safe

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LYNCHBURG, VA - 11:00 AM update: Simon Gitau has been found and is unharmed.


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The Lynchburg Police Department is searching for a missing child.

Police say Simon Gitau, 12, was last seen as he left Dunbar Middle School for the bus on Wednesday, April 2.  The boy's mother told police he never arrived home from school.

He was last seen wearing a grey T-shirt with navy and grey plaid short sleeve button up shirt and blue jeans.

Officers say they're concerned he may have run away from home and could be staying with someone in the area. 

If you have any information, contact police at 434-847-1602.
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