Police search for missing Queens boy

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Police provided this photo of 11-year-old Jedin Muhammed, who they say went missing Sunday evening. Credit: NYPD/Google

The NYPD is requesting the public’s assistance in finding a boy who went missing from his home in Astoria on Sunday evening.

Police say Jedin Muhammed, 11, was last seen leaving his home on Astoria Boulevard on Sunday at 5 p.m.

Muhammed reportedly went missing a week ago as well, but was later found, police said.

On Sunday evening, he reportedly told his parents he was going to play in a nearby sprinkler. Police say he never returned.

Cops believe it is more likely Muhammed is lost than abducted.

Muhammed is described as being 5-foot-2 and 140 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. When he left his home he was wearing a white T-shirt, white bathing suit and blue-and-white Adidas sneakers.

Police ask that anyone with information regarding Muhammed or his disappearance call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). All calls are confidential.

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