Missing 13-year-old told mother he was going to a Detroit park but never returned home

Posted at 4:44 AM, Feb 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-07 04:44:52-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Have you seen missing 13-year-old Valentino Cartwright?

Police say Valentino was last seen on Feb. 5 around 5:30 p.m. Valentino told his mother he was going to the park but did not return home, according to police.

Before leaving, Valentino got into an argument with his mother. His mom is concerned because this is the first time he has been ran away, police say.

He is described as 5-feet 7-inches, 120 pounds, brown eyes and brown hair with burgundy on the top. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a University of Michigan blue hooded sweatshirt, red winter coat with brown fur around the hood and black sneakers.

Police say Valentino is in good physical condition.

If anyone has seen Valentino or knows where he could be, call Detroit Police Department’s 11th Precinct at 313-596-1140.