UPDATE: The child has been located safely, according to a Nixle update by Ocean County Sheriff Mike Mastronardy.

A young teenager has gone missing in Ocean County, according to an early Sunday morning Nixle alert by Ocean County Sheriff Mike Mastronardy.

Tayden, 13, was last seen in Seaside Heights at 5:00am on Sunday. Tayden is autistic and is wearing a red spiderman shirt and black pants.

Officials have yet to release any additional information about the missing boy, but they are urging residents to stay vigilant.

If anyone spots the boy, they should call the Seaside Heights Police Department immediately at 732-793-1800.

Ocean County Sheriff Nixle Alert

This is a breaking news story and will be updated throughout the morning.

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