Missing 9-year-old boy has been located, Houston police say

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A 9-year-old boy who disappeared from a southwest Houston neighborhood without shoes on his feet has been located, police said.

Houston Police Department alerted the public about little Elmer Esequiel's disappearance earlier Thursday.

Police said the boy was seen leaving the 8100 block of Sangamon Lane, which is near where US-59 spans over Brays Bayou.

HPD did not disclose where the child was found.

They had noted that the boy went off barefoot in an unknown direction.
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