NYPD (file)
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A seven-year-old Jewish boy who went missing in Brooklyn has been found after several hours of searching.

Authorities said earlier the child was last seen around 2:30 p.m. near Seaview Avenue and Paerdegat Avenue North in Canarsie.

The boy, Yosef Shapiro, was on a day camp trip at a park when he went missing. The other boys in the camp left the park on buses but Yosef may have never gotten on the bus.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio earlier commented on the search in a post on Twitter.

“As a father, my heart goes out to this family. I can’t imagine how they must be feeling tonight. If you have any information, please contact the NYPD. Let’s bring this boy home,” he wrote.

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