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UPDATE: Missing 12 year old boy found, taken into custody

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UPDATE: Missing 12 year-old, Tyrus Birt, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon by Chattanooga Police when he was located at a relative's home.   

Spokesman Nathan Hartwig has no further details at this time.

Stay with www.WRCBtv.com for more on this developing story.


CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) --  Investigators with the Chattanooga Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are seeking help in locating 12 year-old Tyrus Birt. 

Tyrus is a black male, 5'2" tall, 140 lbs, and is missing from 1200 E 34th Street, Chattanooga. 

He was last seen Tuesday, but was not reported missing until Wednesday at approximately 4:00 p.m. 

Tyrus has a history of running away and may possibly be in a small silver vehicle.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tyrus Birt is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at (423) 698-2525.

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