5-Year-Old Hudson Valley Boy Goes Missing

Police are asking for help in locating a 5-year-old boy missing from the City of Poughkeepsie who may have been snatched by his father.

<p>Noah Cruz, 5</p>

Noah Cruz, 5

Photo Credit: NYS Missing Persons Clearinghouse

Noah J. Cruz was last seen on Feb. 16 at a local pizza restaurant with his paternal grandmother.

According to the state's Missing Persons Clearinghouse, he was last seen wearing a black shirt, gray jacket, black sweatpants and black Nike sneakers.

The Clearinghouse said the child may still be in Poughkeepsie or the Middletown area with his father, 27-year-old Dochelle D. Cruz. They may also have traveled to the Virginia Beach area.

 If seen, contact the City of Poughkeepsie Police at 845-451-4000, the Clearinghouse at 1-800-346-3543, or call 911. 

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