Missing 11-year-old Holiday boy found at friend's house

Posted at 4:36 AM, Apr 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-12 09:27:35-04

HOLIDAY, Fla. — The Pasco County Sheriff's Office have found the missing 11-year-old boy last seen Wednesday.

Janoy Romero, 11, was safely located at his friend's house, according to deputies. 

Janoy was last seen leaving his home on Villa Rosa Drive in Holiday shortly before 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Detectives say when Janoy left he had asked his mother for a dollar to go to the store.

After receiving a call just before 10:00 p.m. that Janoy had not returned home, the Missing Abducted Child Team (MAC) was activated.

Janoy is approximately 5'6", weighs 86 lbs, has brown hair and eyes and a medium skin tone.

He was last seen wearing blue shorts, a brown polo shirt with blue stripes and grey and green Nike shoes.