Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
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UPDATE May 28: Jelani was located safe an unharmed. 

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Jelani Isreal Freeman, 12, of Waldorf who was reported missing on May 23. He was last seen on May 22 at approximately 10 p.m. in the 8700 block of Bancroft Drive in Waldorf. Freeman is 5’2” and weighs about 125 lbs. Family members believe he is in the Washington, DC area. Detectives are pursuing leads and ask that anyone with information regarding Freeman’s whereabouts call Detective K. Goddard at 301-609-6428. The investigation is ongoing.