UPDATE (8 p.m.): Terik has been safely located. Thank you to the public and to the media for all of your concern and coverage.
ORIGINAL POST: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Missing Persons detectives seek the public’s assistance in locating a missing nine-year-old boy.
Terik Smith Jr. was last seen around 4 p.m. on October 16 in the Homewood South area.
Terik is described as 4 feet 8 inches tall, 110 pounds, wearing a black hoodie with lime green lettering, jeans, and white shoes.
It’s not known if he got on the bus home from Faison Academy.
He could also be in the Point Breeze or Shadyside neighborhoods.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call police at (412) 323-7141.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.