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.