Texarkana Police Searching for Missing 10-year-old Boy


UPDATE: Rekeylin has been found and is back home with his family. He had spent the night with a friend.

The Texarkana Texas Police are seeking help from the community in finding a missing 10-year-old Texarkana boy.

Press Release:

The Texarkana Texas Police Department is searching for ten year
old Rekeylin Dashawn Long after he was reported as missing early Sunday morning.
Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of Waterman Street at
approximately 1:00 this morning. Long’s father told officers that he had last seen his son at
8:00 on Saturday evening when he went to play with some neighborhood children near the
area of Wheeler and Lumpkin Streets. When Long failed to return home by dark, the father
went looking for him but was unable to find him. Officers conducted a canvas of the area
after they were notified but were also unable to locate the child.
Long is described as being 4’0” and weighing 80-85 pounds. He was last seen wearing a
grey tank top shirt, black jeans, and grey shoes. He has no prior history of running away
from home.
Anyone with information on Long’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately.


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