APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — The Apple Valley Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a critical missing 6-year-old boy.
Duke Flores, a resident of Apple Valley, was last seen in the area of Cherokee and Pawnee in Apple Valley. The closest major intersection is Navajo Road and Highway 18.
According to a sheriff’s missing flier, Duke was last seen on April 25, 2019, and the flier was published and shared with the public on April 26th.
Duke is a light-skinned Hispanic male juvenile 3′ 10″, brown eyes and has no medical issues.
Family of the missing boy spoke to a Channel 4 news reporter outside the home and said Duke’s been missing for 2 weeks. However, sheriffs officials have not confirmed that info.
Sheriff’s Spokeswoman Olivia Bozek told Victor Valley News reports of a body found in the area are unfounded.
The sheriff’s Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) have arrived at the family’s Apple Valley home and have taped-off a large are with crime scene tape. Details as to what prompted them to respond are unknown at this time.
Sheriffs officials have not commented further on the incident.
Anyone with information about this case or Duke’s whereabouts is urged to call the Apple Valley Police Department at (760)240-7400.