9-year-old autistic boy missing in Live Oak

Published On: Aug 13 2014 12:49:52 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 13 2014 01:32:24 PM EDT

Leo Walker

LIVE OAK, Fla. -

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has issued a statewide alert for a 9-year-old boy last seen early Wednesday morning in his home on Duval Street in Live Oak.

Leo Walker was last seen about 4 a.m. wearing blue shorts, a blue T-shirt and no shoes. He is described as having blond hair, blue eyes and is 4 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 87 pounds.


The Live Oak Police Department said the boy is autistic and has gotten away before, but was found quickly about a block from his home.

Anyone who sees the boy or has any information is asked to call the Live Oak police at 386-330-3501 or the FDLE Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse at 888-FL-MISSING.


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