NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a 10-year-old Bronx boy and his biological mother after he was reported missing by his foster mom.

Police say 10-year-old Justin Branch was last seen in the area of PS 130 Abram Stevens Hewitt School on Prospect Avenue. Cops say he was seen talking with his biological mom, 34-year-old Yanick Branch, before the two then got into a livery cab and took off.

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The two haven’t been seen since. Justin was later reported missing by his foster mother.

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Justin was last seen wearing gray sneakers, blue jeans, blue shirt and a black jacket. He’s about 4’8″, weighs 140 pounds with a medium complexion, black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on where they might be should call police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or visit

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