Update (Jan. 3, 2021, 7:35 a.m. ET): The child was found, D.C. police said before 6 a.m. Sunday. No additional details were released.
D.C. police sought the public's help locating a missing 12-year-old who was last seen in the 4400 block of 7th Street NW at 1:35 p.m. Saturday.
The child was described as Black with a medium complexion, 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing black pants, a grey hoodie sweatshirt and blue Nike sneakers.
The child is nonverbal and has autism, a police department spokeswoman Kristen Metzger said.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts was asked to call (202) 727-9099 or text 50411.