Officers search for missing 10-year-old


are actively looking for a 10-year-old boy who went missing on Baptist Rd. Near Meadow Prong Rd. in Effingham.

Captain Michael Nunn with the Florence County Sheriff's Office said they are using tracking dogs in their search.

According to Nunn, the child went missing sometime between 4 and 6 p.m. Saturday, and was last seen at a residence on Baptist Rd. Nunn said
officers were notified after 7 Sunday morning.

There is no indication of foul play, said Nunn.

The child is described as an African American male, 4 foot 6 inches tall, about 85 pounds with brown eyes, black hair and last seen wearing a yellow T-shirt and a jacket. He was wearing short pants with 'WWF' logos on it.

Anyone with knowledge of the child's whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1.

We'll continue to update this story as soon as more details become available.