Authorities searching for missing 7-year-old in Sterrett

STERRETT – A search is under way for a missing 7-year-old boy in Sterrett.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputies are assisting in the search in the area of Bear Creek Road, or Shelby County 43, according to a release from the SCSO.

The boy is described as a white male, 4 feet tall, weighing about 45 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

He is wearing grey pajama pants and a light blue shirt.

The boy is hearing impaired and wears hearing aids. He may have a dog with him.

Anyone who sees someone in the area matching this description should call 911 immediately.