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Date: Sep 3, 2017

UPDATE (September 3, 2017 2:40 p.m.):

The boy, who wandered away from home, has been identified and returned to his parents.

Original Release (September 3, 2017 2:34 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police need the public's assistance in identifying a young child that was found around 1 p.m. in the area of  Finsbury Road and Brinsmaid Court in White Marsh Precinct. 

The child has not spoken to police so may have mental challenges. He is a black male and appears to be approximately 2 or 2-1/2 years old. Police have gone door-to-door around the neighborhood but he remains unidentified. 

Anyone who may recognize this child is asked to contact police by dialing 9-1-1 or calling Precinct 9 at 410-887-5000.

A Fire lieutenant suffered non life-threatening injuries this morning when he was struck by a vehicle at Rossville Boulevard and U.S. 40 (Pulaski Highway) during a charitable fundraising drive.

The incident occurred at 11:18 a.m. while fire personnel were collecting funds to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association's "Fill the Boot' campaign.

An investigation of the crash will be conducted by Baltimore County Police.

The firefighter was transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

Fire Chief Kyrle W. Preis III said the Fire Department's fundraising efforts on behalf of the "Fill the Boot" campaign will continue and reminded personnel of the need for vigilance when it comes to safety during the collection process.

UPDATE (September 3, 2017 9:15 a.m.):

Marcquel Missouri has been located unharmed and returned to his family. Thank you to everyone who assisted in the efforts to locate him.

Original Release (September 3, 2017 1:33 a.m.):

Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating an endangered missing man in Essex.

Marcquel Missouri (32) wandered out of his parents' home in the 700 block of Snowberry Court, 21221 around 9 p.m. Saturday evening after they'd gone to sleep. They awoke to find him missing. He suffers from autism and a reduced mental functioning that leaves him vulnerable without a supervising adult.

Marcquel is a black male, approximately 6'1", 180 pounds with brown eyes, short black braided hair, and presently has no facial hair. He was last seen wearing a maroon sweater, a checker print hooded sweatshirt, and "Converse" tennis-shoes.

Anyone who sees Marcquel Missouri or may have information on his whereabouts is asked to dial 9-1-1 or contact police at the Essex Precinct (410) 887-0220. Precinct 11 patrol officers are continuing to search for Marcquel Missouri.

Revised June 27, 2017