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UPDATE: Earlier tonight we asked for assistance with the search for the missing youth in Pine Valley. We're pleased to announce to cancel assistance for tomorrow morning. A positive ID was reported in Washington County of him and BCSO no longer feels he is located in our area. Thanks to everyone for helping us. - July 26th, 2018 at 10:23 PM

Original Press Release

The Beaver County Sheriff's Office received a call for assistance from "The Redcliff Ascent" program for youth. They were told that a 13 year old male had run away from the group for wayward youth, located in a remote desert area in Western Beaver County. The boy is from California and has been in the program for a month. He is wearing tan shorts, brown cargo shirt and his name is Roberto Madrigal.

There is approximately 12-15 searchers, trackers, vehicles and the state helicopter looking for the youth. The Beaver County Sheriff's Office and search and rescue is leading the search.

The youth is believed to have water but dehydration is a concern because of the weather conditions.

Citizens that are camping in th West Desert near Pine Valley and Rose Canyon are asked to be on the lookout for the youth and to contact local law enforcement if he is seen.

Further questions should be directed to Sheriff Cameron Noel or to Red Cliff Ascent.

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