UPDATE: Boyd was found unharmed about 3 p.m. in a recreational facility in Port Orchard, deputies said, and has been returned to his mother.
INITIAL POST: Gabriel Deshawn Boyd, 13, has not been seen since about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at East Port Orchard Elementary School at 2649 Hoover Avenue S.E., according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.
Boyd was reported missing early this morning from a family residence on Southeast Horstman Road in South Kitsap.
He family said he left his mother’s home to visit with a friend, and did not return, according to the sheriff’s office.
Boyd is 5 feet, 2 inches and 130 pounds.
He is thought to be wearing black jeans, gray Vans shoes, and a black sweatshirt with bluish-stripes and built-in ear buds.
The sheriff’s office search and rescue crew has been coordinating search efforts from South Kitsap Regional Park at Jackson Avenue Southeast and Southeast Marbeth Lane.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Aaron Baker at 360-337-5611, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.