Police described the schoolboy as high risk and released a photo of him in his uniform.
HIGH RISK MISSING PERSON - Police are trying to locate Francis (11 yrs old) who was last seen in the Shacklewell area of Hackney at around 7pm this evening. He is wearing blue shorts & black puffa jacket. If you have seen him please call police quoting CAD 8443/13OCT pic.twitter.com/cCxCJZwVnl
— Hackney Police (@MPSHackney) October 13, 2021
The force described Francis as wearing blue shorts and a black puffa jacket when he vanished.
On Thursday afternoon Hackney Police confirmed on their Twitter account he had been found.
We would like to thank everyone for their re-tweets and their concern for 11 year old #missingperson Francis.
We are pleased to inform you that he has been #found safe and well. pic.twitter.com/jkICh0mQkQ
— Hackney Police (@MPSHackney) October 14, 2021