missing boy


UPDATE -- Las Vegas police said about 5 p.m., the boy was identified and located. 


LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas police said they were looking for a young boy who entered a Summerlin store alone on Tuesday.

The boy, who was about 8 years old, entered the store at Town Center Avenue and Twain Avenue at about 11:30 a.m.

He was wearing a grey short sleeved shirt, dark colored shorts and a camouflage backpack. He was alone and told an employee his name was Silas and he had been "abandoned by his family," police said.

When the boy saw an employee call police, he left the store and had no been found.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at 3-1-1 and reference the report number 190700113105.

Check back for updates.

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