UPDATE: 5/19/13 –
Sheriff David Morgan, Escambia County issued a statement via Facebook at 2:29 p.m.
Previous story; Owen Black, 7, from Perdido Key, Fla. in Escambia County is missing.
Owen is autistic and he was last seen earlier Friday afternoon on Perdido Key Drive in the vicinity of the Needle Rush condos.
He was wearing a red and blue striped shirt and brown sweat pants and has short blondish brown hair, brown eyes and is small for his age 4 ft, 45 lbs.
The Escambia Search and Rescue is searching for him and have begun their search at the West End of Needle Rush Condos. If you wish to assist in the search meet at the parking lot of Happy Harbor, 229601 Perdido Beach Blvd. in Orange Beach, Alabama. Also citizens are welcomed to walk the beach.