EMMITSBURG, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - UPDATE: Police say Joshua Garrett Thompson has been located and is safe.
A previous version of the story appears below:
Police are asking for the public's help finding a young boy missing from Frederick County, Maryland.
Officers say 12-year-old Joshua Garrett Thompson was last seen walking in the area of Shoemaker Road and Baptist Road in the Emmitsburg and Taneytown areas around 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Joshua was wearing a blue shirt, black shorts, boots, and was carrying a brown satchel.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police.