UPDATE: 8-Year-Old Modesto Boy Missing

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UPDATE: Tyler has been found safe.

MODESTO — Authorities are searching for 8-year-old boy Tyler Lara after he failed to show up to school Tuesday morning.

Tyler Lara, 8

Tyler was last seen around 7:45 a.m. in the area of Woodrow Elementary school in Modesto.

He is described as 4 feet tall, 51 pounds with short brown hair. He was last seen wearing a red shirt, blue jeans, grey shoes and a backpack.

Police think he may be headed to the downtown Modesto area or to the mall.

If you see Tyler, call Modesto Police at (209) 552-2470.