The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued a Missing Child Alert for a 13-year-old boy missing out of Volusia County.
Carlos Patterson was last seen on Thursday in the 6800 block of Airport Road in Port Orange. At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a gray Polo shirt, gray pants and silver reflective shoes with black laces.
Patterson may be traveling in a 2002 dark green Chevrolet Malibu with Florida tag K429AF. There is a barcode sticker in the rear passenger door window and the read bumper paint is heavily faded.
Patterson is described as a white male, 5'9" tall, weighing 206 lbs., with brown hair and hazel eyes.
If you have any information where law enforcement officers can locate Patterson you are asked to call the Port Orange Police Department at (386) 248-1777 or 911.
A Missing Child Alert is issued only when authorities believe a child's life is in danger. Alerts are not issued when they believe the child is simply a runaway.