Update: Missing Mountain Home boy has been found

Posted at 10:24 PM, Nov 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-22 20:27:14-05

UPDATE: According to Idaho State Police, William has been located safely.

Original Story: The Idaho State Police, on behalf of Mountain Home Police Department, is issuing an Endangered Missing Person Alert for 11-year-old William Michael Lahtinen, of Mountain Home, ID.

Lahtinen had left his house on Saturday around 4:30 p.m., to walk his dog and had not returned.

He was last seen wearing a brown t-shirt, blue jeans and cowboy boots. He is described as 4.5 feet tall, 60 lbs, with blonde hair and brown eyes. He has a birthmark on his nose and above his brow.

It is possible he was riding a blue scooter.

The dog was found unattended and returned.

If you have seen William Lahtinen, or have any tips, please contact the Elmore County Sheriffs Office at 208-587-2100 or 911 immediately.