UPDATED: 12-year-old LaVerkin boy found safe

Isaac Escobedo. | Photo courtesy of LaVerkin Police Department

ST. GEORGE — Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a boy who has been reported missing in Southern Utah.

Update 10:15 a.m. Nov. 2. At approximately 8:30 a.m. Monday, LaVerkin City Police were notified that the boy has been located and is safe and healthy.

The LaVerkin Police Department issued a missing persons advisory Saturday after the boy went missing Friday morning. He was last seen getting dropped off at Hurricane Intermediate School by his father, according to the advisory.

Isaac Escobedo, 12, was reported missing at 9 p.m. Friday. He had permission to go hang out with his friends but was told to come home first to let someone know where he would be, according to a news release from the LaVerkin Police Department. The family is new to the area and reported that Escobedo does not know his way around and does not have a cell phone.

Escobedo was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black T-shirt and Vans shoes. He is described as 5 feet, 3 inches tall, weighing 100 pounds with brown eyes and black, curly hair.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the LaVerkin Police Department’s non-emergency dispatch line at 435-634-5730.

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