UPDATE: Missing Charleston boy found safe

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UPDATE Aug. 25, 2020: Charleston police tell WOWK 13 News Austen James has been found safe and has been reunited with his family. Right now, it’s unclear how or why he left his home last night.

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Charleston Police are searching for a missing 9-year-old boy.

Police say 9-year-old Austen James was last seen leaving his home in the 600 block of South Park Rd. at 10 p.m. Monday, Aug 24.

He’s possibly wearing a white T-shirt, red and black pajama pants and no shoes. James is described as 4-foot-3, 87 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

While the photo provided by police shows James with braces, he no longer has braces and left his glasses at home.

If you have any information on where James is, contact Charleston Police.

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