UPDATE, 9:40 a.m. Wednesday: San Francisco police Wednesday said they found 12-year-old Sam Rhodes and he was reunited with his family more than 24 hours after he went missing Tuesday morning.
Police in San Francisco are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 12-year-old boy who was last seen Tuesday morning walking away from his middle school.
Bedelu "Sam" Rhodes was last seen around 8 a.m. near his school in the 400 block of Church Street, walking south toward 18th Street, police said.
Sam is 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighs 105 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a dark gray hoodie, dark colored pants, black shoes with white soles and was carrying a blue, gray, and white backpack with geometric designs, according to police.
Police are considering Sam to be at-risk because of his age and an undisclosed medical condition.
Anyone who sees Sam should contact police and be prepared to provide a description of his clothing and his location. Anyone with information can call the Police Department's tip line at 415-575-4444 or to text a tip to TIP411 with "SFPD" at the start of the message.