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UPDATE: Special Victims Unit Detectives Seek the Public's Assistance in Locating Missing Boy

Date: September 6, 2023
Incident Type: Missing person
Location: All zones

UPDATE: Daeshawn Christian was located and he is safe. Thank you to everyone who shared the information.

Original post:

Pittsburgh Police SVU detectives are searching for a missing 13-year-old boy.

Daeshawn Christian was last seen on September 5, 2023 at 2 p.m. on Kirkbride Street near the California Avenue Post Office. 

He is 5'6", 130 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes and was last wearing a white t-shirt, black and red sweats, black Air Force 1s, and carrying a brown checkered backpack.

He's known to spend time in Brighton Heights and the North Side.

If you have any information, please call (412) 323-7141.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz