Police say missing 6-year-old boy from West St. Paul found safe

Editors note: police announced Saturday morning the boy has been found safe and was reunited with his family. 

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Police in West St. Paul are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 6-year-old boy who was last seen Friday afternoon. 

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) said the 6-year-old was last seen around 2:45 p.m. leaving his house on Charlton Street. He was riding a brown and black bicycle going to visit friends in St. Paul. 

He is described as being 3-foot-8 and weighing 60 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a blue hooded jacket and blue pants with black stripes. 

Anyone with information on the child's whereabouts is encouraged to call 911 or the West St. Paul Police Department at 651-322-2323.