Update: A 9-year-old South Side boy who had been missing since he attended summer school classes on Friday has been found safe and returned home, police said.Julius Willis was last seen about 7:42 a.m. Friday when his mother left him for summer classes at Paul Cuffe Academy, 8324 S. Racine Ave., in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police said. He attended classes at the school but did not return home. He was found today at a friend's home, apparently having been there at least since after school Friday, police said.
According to police, Julius is 4 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 85 pounds. He was wearing a red long-sleeved T-shirt with the word "volleyball" written on it, red shorts and black suede Adidas shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at (312) 747-8274