Update: Rockford Scanner fan Sarah T. located the missing boy. He was hiding. She had to flag down the police. The boy is OK and has been reunited with his family.
UPDATE: 4:16 pm, the ISP located the missing boy
Details are minimal right now. Only saying there is a missing 8 year old out at Rock Cut State Park. At the time of writing this, it was just developing and no description was available. Several officers are en route. Still developing. We will update this as more details becomes available
UPDATE on description and last known location: White male, 8 years old, wearing a red jacket (Black-hawks jacket) , denim tennis shoes. Last seen near the paved walk way by the fishing pier. Many officers are searching for the boy. Sounds like he was last seen on the west end of the park. We tried getting the map below as accurate as possible on the last known area.