ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — A 12-year-old boy who was reported as missing Saturday morning has been found and returned home, and police in Elizabeth City are thanking the public for their help in finding him.
According to a police department spokesperson, Ahziir Barnes is 12 years old and is described as being 5’0", 90 lbs., brown eyes, and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a purple shirt, black shorts and crocs.
The spokesperson said he was last seen leaving the area of the 1000 block of Raleigh St. in Elizabeth City at around 4:30 a.m. on a black bicycle.
(Editor's note: This story was updated to report that this missing child had been found.)