11-year-old reported missing in Wilsonville has been found safe

    Pictured is Isaiah Young. (Credit: Macoupin County Sheriff's Office)


    The Missing Person Awareness Network confirms 11-year-old Isaiah Young has been found safe.

    Sheriff Kahl said they found him south of town and he was hiding out safe and sound.


    The Macoupin County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook, saying an 11-year-old boy is missing and endangered.

    Police posted about 11-year-old Isaiah Young's disappearance late Monday.

    Police said in the post Young resides in the 400 block of Rice Street in Wilsonville, Ill. and has autism.

    He was last seen wearing a black jacket with green stripes, blue jeans and tennis shoes.

    Police said he was last seen heading north from his residence Monday night, but has been missing for two to three hours, as of 7:50 p.m.

    Sheriff Kahl, with the sheriff's office, said the boy's mother indicated that he got irritated about a toy he was wanting and left the home, but are unsure where he could have gone.

    As of now, the sheriff's office has eight different fire departments, several rescue teams, Madison and Montgomery Counties, local fire departments including Gillespie, Carlinville, Mount Olive, and others are currently searching for Young.

    Police are urging the public to stay back from the search, as they currently have plenty of help on site.

    Anyone with more information on Young's whereabouts are urged to contact the Macoupin County Sheriff's Office at (217) 854-3135.

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