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Media Release 298

Critical Missing Person Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a critical missing person investigation. The Birmingham Police Department requests assistance from the public in locating the child in the attached photo.

The missing person has been identified as:
Justin Allums, (10), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. 5’1’’ 125 pounds. Nicknamed “Doughboy.”

At approximately 5:22 p.m., Birmingham Police Department’s 911 Communication Division received a call in reference to two children missing. The two boys, ages 4 and 10, went missing from the 4800 block of Court S Ensley.
Officers responded to the location and located the 4-year-old; he has since been reunited with his family members. Officers are currently searching the area for the 10-year-old identified as Justin Allums.

Justin is described as “stocky” wearing a grey long sleeve shirt with a green & purple image of radio on it, a blue/black bubble jacket, a black backpack, blue jeans, and white Air Force ones w/ black shoe strings. At this time, investigators have not confirmed any evidence of foul play. The search and investigation are ongoing.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the whereabouts of Justin Allums, please contact the Birmingham Police Department’s Special Victims Section at 205-297-8413 or dial 911. If you have additional information on this investigation, contact Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

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Media Release 298-Critical Missing Person