Police recover missing 6-year-old Malek Nelthrope

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Police have found a missing 6-year-old who disappeared Friday afternoon.

Police say Malek Nelthrope was last seen when he was released from school Friday afternoon at around 3:40 p.m.. The school is located in the 8100 block of Curtis on the city's northwest side.

Malek's guardian was outside waiting for him when he was released, but she never saw him.

Detroit Police say they assisted Detroit Public Schools Police in locating Malek.

According to Detroit Police, they received a call from DPS saying the boy was seen on video at the school. DPS Police with assistance from Detroit Police recovered Malek.

Detroit Public Schools say their police department did conduct a search of the school last night. They said they are grateful the student was located after spending the night at the school.


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