NORTH LAS VEGAS – [UPDATE] Police say two boys, ages 12 and 6, who were missing overnight from their home in North Las Vegas have been found safe at a home in Las Vegas.
North Las Vegas police Officer Chrissie Coon is crediting media reports about the disappearance of the two brothers for a tip to police and their recovery Thursday morning.
Coon tells The Associated Press it looks like the boys just ran away from home.
Family members reported the boys missing about 6 p.m. Wednesday.
That was about two hours after they left their home on Shiner Bock Court -- not far from East Centennial Parkway and Losee Road.
Coon says the police investigation is continuing.
The following is an earlier story----
At 6:16 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a home in the 6200 block of Shiner Bock Court, near East Centennial Parkway and Losee Road, regarding a missing juvenile report.
A family member reported 12-year-old De’Andric Price Jr. left home about 4 p.m. with his brother, 6-year-old De’Andric Price II. The boys have not returned.
De’Andric Price ll is described as 4-foot-4, 40 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt with “27” on the front and blue jeans.
De’Andric Price Jr. is described as 5-2, 100 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. His left ear is pierced. Price Jr. was last seen wearing a dark blue T-shirt with “polo” written on the front and gray shorts.
The only difference in the names of the two boys is the suffix.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the Price brothers should call the North Las Vegas Police Department at (702) 633-9111.
-- From news release