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Cape police searching for missing youth

By Staff | Oct 1, 2020

Derrick Fletcher Jr.

Cape Coral Police are asking the public for assistance helping a missing 9-year-old. According to the CCPD, Derrick Fletcher Jr., who is described as a Black male who is 5 feet, 4 inches tall, weighing 110 pounds, with black hair, was last seen at the 2200 block of Northeast 6th Street at approximately 3:10 p.m. after being locked out of his home accidentally after school.

Police reported that the Derrick called his parent from the neighbor’s residence who instructed him to stay at the location. However, Derrick left and has not been seen or heard of since. He has no known friends that live in the area, police said.

Due to his age he is considered missing/endangered. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223.