COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN) --Columbus police have issued an alert for an 11-year old boy, hoping that someone has seen him.

Tankni Houpe was last seen Sunday afternoon in north Columbus, in the area of East 26th Avenue and Cleveland Avenue. Police say he left his home around 1 p.m. and failed to return.

Tankni is described as African American, 4'7"-4'10", around 145 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

When last seen he was wearing baggy grey sweat pants, a lime green t-shirt, and a blue North Face jacket.  

Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Missing Unit at (614) 645-2358..