GREAT NEWS: Missing Tucson boy found safe - Tucson News Now


GREAT NEWS: Missing Tucson boy found safe

(Source: Tucson Police Department) (Source: Tucson Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Tucson Police Department is reporting that missing 11-year-old Alonzo de La Cruz has been found safe. 

According to Sgt. Kim Bay, spokeswoman with Tucson Police, detectives found Alonzo, who had been staying with a relative.  

Amphitheater Public Schools issued a follow up statement after missing student, Alonzo de la Cruz, was found: 

“We are relieved that the missing student was found safe. Given the very unique circumstances of this matter, and the fact that there may still be issues under investigation, a comment at this time would not be appropriate.
We thank the community for being alert and on the lookout for the student throughout the search and we appreciate the efforts of the Tucson Police Department and all the individuals who assisted in finding this student.
We care very much about all of our students and their safety and we are thankful for a positive outcome.”

Alonzo had been missing since 3 p.m. Monday, when he didn't ride the bus home from school. 

TPD is thanking everyone who shared the information via posts, shares and retweets. 

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