Police looking for missing child in Columbia

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 | 12:44 p.m. CDT; updated 2:55 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, November 3, 2010

COLUMBIA – Police are looking for a 13-year-old Columbia boy.

Jacob Robert Taylor is approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds.  He has short brown hair, brown eyes and braces on his teeth, said Jill Wieneke, public information officer for the Columbia Police Department.

It is not known what Jacob was wearing at the time of his disappearance, she said.

Jacob was last seen by family around 2 p.m. Tuesday at his home in south Columbia, Wieneke said. He is believed to have run away and may be capable of harming himself, Wieneke said.

Columbia Police urged anyone who has seen or spoken with Jacob, or has additional information regarding his disappearance, to call 911 immediately.

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