Police are searching for 11-year-old Kenneth Dorsey, who was last seen Monday at 5 p.m. in the 300 block of 51st Street NE.
The Metropolitan Police Department is listing this incident as a "critical missing" case. Dorsey was reported missing Tuesday, police said on Twitter.
Dorsey is described in the report as approximately 4-foot-1 and 70 pounds, with a medium-brown complexion, brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded jacket, black sweatpants and black tennis shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.
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