UPDATE (8/21/2012 @ 11:42 a.m.): The 61st Precinct just informed us that the boy was found safe and sound during the mobilization yesterday. Great work, NYPD! Always nice to have a happy ending to a story like this.
The NYPD has issued a Level 1 Mobilization after a 4-year-old Hispanic boy went missing near Sheepshead Bay subway station on Sheepshead Bay Road and East 15th Street.
The child is wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.
NYPD patrols are on the ground and a helicopter is in the air as they search for the child.
Anyone with any information regarding the boy’s whereabouts should call 911 immediately.