UPDATE: FRIDAY, MARCH 23RD AT 9:03 AM

Webster County Emergency Management has announced the boy has been found safe.

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Authorities with Webster County Emergency Management (WCEM) are asking for the public's help finding a young boy who has not been seen since Wednesday evening.

According to a post on its Facebook page, WCEM says Miguel "Michael" Jose-Perez was last seen around 6:30 PM Central time Wednesday evening and is described as a Hispanic male with a light-brown complexion, 4'7" tall, and around 80 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes, and a "thin build."

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He was wearing a black flannel-style jacket, a red shirt with white writing, grey sweatpants, and possibly carrying a black backpack.

If you see Miquel, you're asked to call Webster County Dispatch at 270-639-5012.

[Source: Webster County Emergency Management on Facebook]

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