Amber Alert issued for missing Miami-Dade County boy

Jorge "JoJo" Morales, 6, last seen on Aug. 27 in Miami neighborhood
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Posted at 11:36 AM, Sep 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-02 11:46:54-04

MIAMI — An Amber Alert was issued Friday for a Miami-Dade County boy who's been missing for nearly a week.

Jorge "JoJo" Morales, 6, was last seen on Aug. 27 in the 23700 block of Southwest 184th Avenue in Miami, and a Missing Child Alert was issued four days later.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Friday that based on additional information from the Miami-Dade Police Department, the case has been upgraded to an Amber Alert.

Authorities said Morales is 3 feet tall and 50 pounds, and was last seen wearing a gray shirt, gray shorts, and black shoes.

The boy may be with Jorge Morales, 45, who's been identified as a suspect in the case.

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Jorge Morales, 6, and Jorge Morales, 45

If you have any information about where the pair may be, call 911 or the Miami-Dade Police Department at 305-471-8477.