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Day 3: Still no sign of missing 11-year-old Avondale boy

Markel Joyce, 11 Markel Joyce, 11
Search efforts underway in Jefferson Parish Search efforts underway in Jefferson Parish
Missing person posters line the streets in Avondale Missing person posters line the streets in Avondale
JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - The search for a missing 11-year-old boy enters day three in Jefferson Parish .

Missing person posters line the Avondale neighborhood as the search for Markel Joyce continues Friday morning.

Joyce was last seen Wednesday morning. Deputies say that the boy fled from his residence around 9 a.m. following a verbal altercation with his foster mother.

Joyce was last seen at his home in the 300 block of Coretta Street in Avondale. He was wearing only navy blue Dickies uniform pants. Officers state he was not wearing shoes or a shirt when he was last seen.

Deputies do not suspect any foul play. Rather, they just want to be sure Markel gets home safely.

Family members and officers continue their search for the boy. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Derek Johnson at (504) 364-5300 or Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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