UPDATE: Micaiah Shorts’ mom says he has been found, and police will be bringing him home. Investigators called her shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday night and said he told them he spent the night in a park.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a missing 11-year-old boy after he was last seen leaving his home in southwest Charlotte Friday night.
Police say Micaiah Shorts was last seen around 5:30 p.m. leaving his home on Southampton Road.
Shorts is described as a Black boy, 5 feet 2 inches, 100 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
Authorities say he was last seen wearing a black Champion hoodie, grey sweatpants, and checkered Vans shoes.
Anyone with more information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately.