Police say missing 12-year-old last seen on New Year's Eve in Detroit has been found safe

Posted at 9:31 AM, Jan 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-01 15:41:40-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Police say 12-year-old Eric Gayles, Jr. has returned home after going missing on New Year's Eve.

According to Detroit police, Eric was last seen in the 2300 block of Prince Hall on Dec. 31 around 11:30 a.m.

He is described as 5-feet 2-inches, 120 pounds with a brown complexion and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, white pants and black shoes.