Missing 11-year-old Kareem Granton, of East New York, found safe in Manhattan
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BROOKLYN - An 11-year-old boy from East New York who went missing was reunited with his family Monday.
According to police, Kareem Granton was found on a southbound No. 4 train in Manhattan's Union Square at around 8 a.m. Monday.
He had not been seen since last Wednesday afternoon after leaving a friend's apartment in the Williams Avenue NYCHA complex where they both live.
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Granton says he slept on the subway every night and at one point went to Chuck E. Cheese. He was spotted Monday morning by a Good Samaritan who took a picture of the boy while he was asleep and then alerted authorities.
“I'm alright. It was a very big world, I didn't think I would make it,” said Granton. “I knew my mom was looking for me but I [didn’t] know it would turn into this big of a situation."