Police canvas neighborhood for missing 4-year-old
BATON ROUGE - Local, state, and federal authorities are now assisting in the search for a 4-year-old boy who went missing in Baton Rouge over the weekend.
Members of the FBI, Attorney General's Office, and National Center for Missing and Exploited Children joined Baton Rouge Police, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, and Louisiana State Police Monday to help look for Jassiah Clark.
Clark was reported missing to police late Saturday night. He had last been seen ten hours earlier, around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, near his home in the 5600 block of Robertson Avenue.
Around 50 officers and agents hit the street Monday to canvass the neighborhood Clark was last seen in. Authorities said Clark was last seen wearing grey Levi shorts, Hornets Jacket and Adidas tennis shoes that were black, red and blue. He is three feet tall and weighs about 40 pounds.
Anyone who thinks they may have seen him or may have information about where he could be can call the Missing Persons Division at 389-3853 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.
> UPDATE; 12/22/14; 11:19 p.m. : Police said they found Jassiah's body about 7:30 p.m. Monday. Click HERE for the newest story.
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