Missing 12-year-old Henrico boy found safe

Malachi Corbin, answers to "ML". Image courtesy of Henrico County Police.

UPDATE: Henrico County Police report that 12-year-old Malachi Corbin has been found safe and is being reunited with his parents.

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Henrico County Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a child who recently went missing in the county’s West End.

Police are looking for 12-year-old Malachi Corbin, who also answers to the nickname “ML.”

Police said that Malachi is a high functioning Autistic child who also has been diagnosed with Tourette’s, ADHD and anxiety issues.

Malachi went missing from the 700 block of Epson Downs Court, located at the intersection of Derbyshire Road and Gaskins Road.

He is described as being 4’11’ tall and weighs about 95 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green, gray and black long sleeve camouflage shirt (see above image on the right) with a green tee shirt. He may be carrying a black backpack.

Police cautioned that Malachi is very shy and may try to hide if approached. If he is seen, police ask that you call them immediately so that they may check on his welfare and reunite him with his family.

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