Police searching for missing 12-year-old boy

The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a missing 12-year-old boy.

Maurice West was last seen Saturday in the 400 block of Buchanan Street, Northwest.

He is described as a black male, 5'1" tall and 95 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, blue jeans and black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Maurice West is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at (202) 727-9099, the Youth and Family Services Division at 202-576-6768, or 911.