Police search two neighborhoods for missing 12-year-old


UPDATE, 10:40 p.m. He called his mother from the KFC in Edward Everett Square. Police quickly found him; EMTs were called to take him to the hospital for evaluation.

Police officers from across the city are combing Dorchester and Mattapan tonight, looking for Leland Corning, a 12-year-old with Asperger's who has been missing since 8:30 a.m. on Glenway Street.

Leland is 12, black, with freckles on his left side, and is about 5'5" and about 209 lbs. He was last seen wearing a red baseball cap, khaki fleece jacket, black pants and black boots. He does not like being touched.

If you see him, call B-3 detectives at District B-3 detectives at 617-343-4712 or 911.