UPDATE: Shortly after this story was posted, Salem police said the boy was found.
WEST SALEM, Ore. – Salem police officers are looking for a missing 9-year-old boy last seen near Walker Middle School Friday afternoon.
Police say William Cruz was last seen walking southbound on Patterson Street NW in West Salem from Walker Middle School at about 3:15 p.m.
He is 4 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 50 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light blue shirt and white baseball pants.
Police say they are conducting door-to-door searches.
Anyone who has information about Cruz’s whereabouts should call 911.