8-year-old missing in Sauk County

July 1, 2010 (REEDSBURG, Wis.) The sheriff's department says the boy's father reported him missing around 9 p.m. Wednesday night. He was last seen several hours before that.

The boy, Joseph D. Anderson, is from the Town of Reedsburg and was last seen wearing a red short sleeve shirt and red shorts with black stripes.

He is described as roughly 4 foot tall with light brown hair and very friendly.

Deputies and fire officials have searched his rural subdivision and surrounding area, but have not found him.

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