Update 9 p.m. June 24: Jeffrey Robertin has been found at a local park and is unharmed, according to Pasco Sheriff's spokeswoman Melanie Snow.
A helicopter and K-9 units
are actively searching for a missing 12-year-old New Port Richey boy.
Jeffrey Robertin left his Old Main Street home around 4:30 p.m. today, June 24, following an argument with family, Melanie Snow, Pasco County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman, wrote in an email to media. The boy was last seen running into a wooded area near Rowan and Old Main Street. He was wearing a white T-shirt with the words “Marine Doctor” written on it, black shorts and socks. He wasn’t wearing shoes, Snow said.
Jeffery has black hair, brown eyes and has a rash on his elbow, she added.
A reverse 911 call has also gone out to neighbors in the area.
Anyone with information on Jeffrey’s whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 727-844-7711.
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