Elijah Pacheco has been found safe along the western end of the Courtney Campbell Causeway. He is being reunited with his family. Clearwater Fire & Rescue personnel who were assisting in the search were the ones to locate him.
The Clearwater Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a missing 8 year-old boy.
Elijah Pacheco, who has a form of autism, walked away from his residence at Grande Bay Apartments shortly before 7 this morning.
He is 4 feet tall and weighs 98 pounds and may be wearing a white t-shirt.
The apartment complex is located at 2909 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd. Multiple police officers are in the area searching for the boy.
Anyone who sees Elijah should call Clearwater Police at 727-562-4242.