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Cops looking for missing boy on Roosevelt Island

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ROOSEVELT ISLAND — Police were seeking the public’s assistance in locating a boy who went missing Friday.

Cops said Reginald Matthews, 10, was last seen around 1 p.m. inside PS 217, on Main Street on Roosevelt Island.

Police describe the missing boy as 5-foot-1 and weighing 150 pounds with brown eyes, black hair in cornrows and a mole behind his right ear.

He was last seen wearing a red polo shirt, blue jeans, neon green Addidas sneakers, a blue winter hat and black and green glasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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