By WCCO-TV Staff

UPDATE: Savage police say that Jose Mateo Fernandez has been found safe.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police in Savage are reaching out for the public’s help to find a missing 9-year-old boy.

Jose Mateo Fernandez (credit: Savage Police)

Jose Mateo Fernandez was last seen Thursday at about 7 p.m. He is 4-feet-4-inches tall and weighs about 95 pounds. He was wearing a black T-shirt and gray shorts, and was carrying a bright red backpack.

The area in Savage where Jose was last seen (credit: Savage Police)

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call 911, or 952-445-1411.