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 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.