Belleville, State police looking for missing 12-year-old boy

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Charlie Castillo, above, has not been seen since 7 a.m. Thursday morning in his Belleville home.

The Belleville Police Department and the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing Belleville boy Charlie Castillo.

Castillo, 12, is 5’3″, 100 pounds with black hair, and brown eyes and was last seen 7 a.m. this morning at his home in Belleville.

He suffers from allergies and asthma and is known to wear plastic and thread bracelets.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Belleville Police Department at (973)450-3334 or the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit at (800) 709-7090.

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