Boy, 17, reported missing from South Side

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Jaque Purnell | Chicago police

A teenager has been reported missing for more than two weeks from his South Side home.

Jaque Purnell, 17, was last seen at his home about 1:45 p.m. April 5, according to a missing person alert from Chicago police. No information was given about his home.

Police described Purnell as a 5-foot-3, 145-pound male with brown eyes, black hair and a medium complexion.

He was last seen wearing a white shirt, black coat and beige pants, police said.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Area South Special Victims Unit detectives at 312-747-8274.

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