Update: Missing 7-year-old boy found in Norfolk

Posted at 6:08 AM, May 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-10 07:53:31-04

Update: Kevante Ricardo Artist has been found and is back with his family. He was missing for eight hours before police found him. Police say this is still an active investigation; stay tuned for updates.

Norfolk, Va. - Norfolk Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 7-year-old boy.

Kevante Ricardo Artist is described as a black male, under 4 ft tall and last seen wearing a blue polo shirt and khaki pants.

Kevante was last seen at his home last night at 9:35pm, in the 2700 block of Stanhope Avenue.

Police are currently canvassing the areas near the home and have dispatched K-9 units.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.