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Missing Chapel Hill boy found safe

Posted February 19, 2013

— A 12-year-old boy who was missing from Chapel Hill since Monday was found safe Tuesday, police said.

Chapel Hill police had asked for the public's help in locating Simon Bruckert, who was last seen at about 3 p.m. Monday in the area of Whole Foods on South Elliot Road in Chapel Hill.

Shortly after 5 p.m., police said the boy had been found and returned home safely. They did not provide further details.


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  • Scubagirl Feb 19, 2013

    Oh, and it goes without saying that I'm very glad he was found safely and returned home.....

  • Scubagirl Feb 19, 2013

    I think that when a story is posted enlisting the help of the public to find a child, the LEAST that can be done is tell where he had been found......just sayin'