Norfolk County

Missing 11-year-old boy in Stoughton has been found, police say

STOUGHTON, Mass. — A Stoughton child who went missing Monday night has been found, police said Tuesday.

11-year-old Jeremiah Rivera was found at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

“Jeremiah was located safely. At this time we do not expect any foul play,” police said. “We would like to thank everyone for sharing our post. Thank you to Brockton Police Department the Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council, the Stoughton Fire Department and our own officers for their continued efforts to locate Jeremiah safely.”

The boy was reported missing after he was last seen on Wilson Court across from Stoughton High School at 8:30 p.m., according to police.

Residents in the area of Pearl Street, Adams Street, and Presidential Courts neighborhoods were asked to check their home security cameras.

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