Officials searching for missing 12-year-old autistic boy

      Lee County Sheriff, Lee County Fire and GSP helicopter searching for the missing 12-year-old. / Jessica Fairley

      **UPDATE at 10:42 p.m.**

      According to Lee County Sheriff Reggie Rachals, Jacob Ranew has been found. He was located by Creekside Drive and the paramedics are checking him out. Sheriff Rachals would like to thank everyone who helped.


      ORIGINAL STORY AT 7:52 p.m.

      Lee County officials are searching for a missing boy

      Jacob Tyler Ranew is a 12-year-old autistic boy who was last seen around 5:15 Thursday evening at 124 Leighton Drive in Lee County.

      Ranew is wearing a green Tommy Hilfiger polo and tan shorts. He's 5'1 and weighs around 130 pounds, has brown hair and hazel eyes.

      If you've seen Ranew you're asked to call police immediately.