Nicholas Perez and Maricela Paz

AMBER Alert: Young Texas boy missing for days, believed to be in ‘grave danger’ **FOUND SAFE**

Texas authorities are searching for a 5-year-old boy who disappeared on December 2. Police say the boy is considered to be in grave danger.

According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), Nicholas Andrew Perez was last seen with Maricela Amada Paz, 21, who may be driving an early 2000’s white Mitsubishi car with Texas license plates. According to police, Paz was last heard from while in the Lubbock area.

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Paz is a Hispanic female with black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5-feet-6-inches tall and weighs around 220 pounds. Nicholas is a Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes. He stands 4-feet-tall and weighs around 45 pounds.

Nicholas was last seen wearing blue jeans, a green shirt, and black and white Nike shoes. It’s unclear if the suspect is related to the boy.

Anyone with any information should contact the Petersburg Police Department at 806-667-3811.

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[Feature Photo: Nicholas Perez & Maricela Paz/NCMEC]