The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance locating the following person, who was reported missing from within the confines of the 49th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.


Maurice Brown
2572 Bouck Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469

It was reported to police that Maurice Brown was last seen on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at approximately 0730 hours leaving his residence to attend the Pelham Gardens School, located at 2545 Gunther Avenue. He did attend school but did not return home.

The missing is described as a 12-year-old male, Black, approximately 4’01” tall, weighing 90 lbs., with a dark skin complexion, thin build, brown eyes and black hair.

He was last seen wearing a white polo shirt with the school logo on the front, a light-colored pullover sweater, a black “Adidas” jacket, tan pants and black-and- blue “Jordan” sneakers.

A photograph of the missing is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.