Active Search Underway for Missing 10-Year-Old Newark Ironbound Boy UPDATE 10:02AM Found Safe!

UPDATE 10:02AM Found Safe!

Police officials in Newark are on the search for a child who went missing from his Newark East Ward home on Friday.

According to preliminary reports from police, 10-year-old Yasin Blount was last seen near his residence at Hyatt Court located in the single digit block of Horatio Court at around 2 p.m.

Police officials say Blount is approximately 5 ft. tall and weighs 120lbs and was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, dark sneakers, a green, and white windbreaker, a black jacket, and a hoodie.

If you know the whereabouts of Yasin, please contact The Newark Police Department at 973-733-6000 or 7273.

Thanks, NJ.