Missing 12-year-old Petersburg boy found safe

UPDATE: 12-year-old Reginald Conwell was found safet in Hopewell Monday night, according to Petersburg Police.


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities in Petersburg are seeking the public’s help locating a 12-year-old boy who was last seen walking on Washington Street in the vicinity of the Petersburg Library Monday afternoon.

Police say 12-year-old Reginald Conwell spoke with his parents by phone shortly before 3 p.m. and hasn’t been heard from since.

Conwell, who is approximately 5’8-5’9 and weighs roughly 125-130 pounds, was last seen wearing a dark green shirt with a landscaping design on the front, black sweatpants and green Nike shoes.

Conwell suffers from ADHD and requires medication, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Petersburg Police at 804-732-4222.

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