Demetrius has been found safe

UPDATE: Demetrius has been found safe. Original alert is below. SUMTER, SOUTH CAROLINA. AUGUST 13, 2020. MISSING JUVENILE ATTEMPT TO LOCATE. PLEASE HELP. Your help is needed in helping locate a juvenile who went missing a week ago from his home in South Carolina. Authorities are hoping you will share this information to help get out the word.

Authorities report that 17 year old Demetrius Castro of Baker Street, Sumter, South Carolina is missing.

Demetrius, who has a history of leaving home, typically returns home after a few days.


However, he has not been in contact with family since he left on Friday, August 6, 2020.

Officials report that efforts to locate him began on August 10, 2020 when he was reported missing.

The map above is the general area where Demetrius was reported missing. Please note that the map is automatically generated from Google and the blue and red markers on the map are local landmarks and businesses created by Google. The red and blue markers are not an indication of an exact location of where someone went missing.

Demetrius is described as a 17 year old black male with black hair and brown eyes. He stands about 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 120 pounds.

When last seen, Demetrius was wearing blue jeans and a dark colored shirt when he left home.

If you have five seconds, copy and paste this PL8PIC link to social media, make a public post, tag several friends, and use the hashtag #FindDemetriusCastro to help this alert go viral. You never know. You might just help save a life.

Anyone who may have seen him or knows where he could be, should contact the Sumter Police Department at 803-436-2700. #missing


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