Deputies searching for 7-year-old autistic boy missing in Perdido Key

7-year-old Owen Black

Escambia County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a missing 7-year-old autistic boy who was last seen Friday afternoon on Perdido Key Drive in the vicinity of the Needle Rush condos.

Owen Black was wearing a red and blue striped shirt and brown sweat pants. He has short blondish brown hair, brown eyes and is small -- 4'0, 45 pounds -- for his age.

If you see this child or have any information as to his whereabouts, contact the Escambia County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office at 850-436-9620. Any groups wishing to volunteer for the search of Owen Black should contact this number as well.

All individuals wishing to assist can report to the back parking lot of Happy Harbor located at 29601 Perdido Beach Boulevard in Orange Beach, Ala.{}The phone number to the ESAR Mobile Command Center is 850-207-5498.