Officers from Stanly County Sheriff’s Department, State Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Troy Police Department, along with the Montgomery County Rescue Squad are searching for a 12-year-old that was last seen in the area of Montgomery Motors Body Shop on Eldorado Street in Troy.

A helicopter from the SHP is currently flying over the area trying to locate the juvenile.

A canine unit from the Stanly County Sheriff’s Office is also on scene.

The search began around 5 p.m. this afternoon.

UPDATE: The juvenile has been located