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Boy, 12, missing from Santa Maria

Posted at 9:17 AM, Sep 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 12:23:03-04

Santa Maria police are looking for a missing 12-year-old boy.

Police say Refugio Martinez left on his own but is considered at-risk due to his age.

Detectives released a photo of him that was taken about two years ago.

Martinez is described as Hispanic, 5’2”, weighs 119 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.

Police say he was last seen shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday near the 2100 block of Centerpointe in Santa Maria and was wearing a black baseball cap, white T-shirt and gray pants.

Anyone who sees him is asked to call Santa Maria police at (805) 928-3781 Ext. 2277.