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Mohave County Sheriff's Department: Missing 11-year-old boy found safe

Marcus Villegas
Posted at 3:56 PM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-17 18:43:28-05

FORT MOHAVE, AZ — 4:40 p.m. update: The Mohave County Sheriff's Department says Marcus has been located safe and is being reunited with his family.

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The Mohave County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating a missing 11-year-old boy in Fort Mohave.

Officials say Marcus Villegas was last seen leaving his home near AZ 95 and Joy Lane around 12:07 p.m.

Marcus is approximately 5 feet tall, 80 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a bright blue hoodie sweatshirt and black pants and he was carrying a blue camouflage backpack.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Mohave County Sheriff's Office at 928-753-0753 or 1-800-522-4312.