UPDATE: Missing autistic boy found safe

Ociel Camacho (Photo: Lexington Police Department)
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – UPDATE: Lexington Police tweeted Friday night, the missing boy was located and is safe.


The Lexington Police Department has issued a Golden Alert for a missing 12-year-old boy.

Officers say Ociel Camacho was last seen around noon Thursday, January 10 in the area of Armstrong Mill and River Park Drive.

Investigators say Ociel has autism and has run away from home in the past, however, he usually returns the same day. With a winter storm approaching, officials are concerned for his safety.

He was last seen wearing a black and gray track jacket, khaki pants and black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about Ociel’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.

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