BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) —
It has now been six days since five-year-old Michael Joseph Vaughan has been missing.
JD Huff the chief of police for the Fruitland Police Department released a statement this evening saying that as of today additional searches are being conducted by law enforcement and fire personnel using areal, marine, and land in the area's Michael was seen last.
"This search is painstaking and methodical, but all the details matter." said Chief Huff. "This little boy is a member of our community and we're grateful for all those who've come together to do all we can to find him."
Police are asking residents who are in the immediate area Michael went missing in, to thoroughly search their properties and security camera footage for any sign of the little boy.
Michael is 43 inches tall and weighs 50 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue Minecraft t-shirt with dark blue boxer briefs. He answers to the nickname of 'Monkey' and lives near the corner of Southwest Ninth Street and South Arizona Avenue in Fruitland.
If you have any information, please contact the Payette County Sheriff's Office at (208) 642-6006, Ext. 0.