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Update: Pender deputies find 12-year-old boy last seen in Hampstead [Free]

Jairus Lei Porter, 12, was last seen in Hampstead. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy Pender Sheriff's Office)
Jairus Lei Porter, 12, was last seen in Hampstead. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy Pender Sheriff’s Office)

Update (September 9 at 3:23 p.m.) — Jairus Lei Porter has been located safely, according to the PCSO.

HAMPSTEAD — The Pender County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public assistance in locating Jairus Lei Porter, 12, who was last seen at approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 6 walking away from his residence in Oak Grove Drive in Hampstead.

Porter is approximately 5 feet tall with short brown hair and a birth mark over his right ear, according to the PCSO.

He was wearing a black Surf City Middle School T-shirt with blue writing and a shark symbol, black shorts, and black and white Nike high-top shoes.

Anyone who sees Porter or knows his location is asked to contact the Pender County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 259-1515.


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