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Law enforcement searching for missing New Sweden boy

The Aroostook County Sheriff’s Department is currently searching for a missing 15 year old boy, pictured here, who was last seen walking away from his family farm on the East Road late this morning. The Department is asking anyone who sees the boy to call the Sheriff’s Office at 800-432-7842. (Courtesy of the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office)

NEW SWEDEN, Maine — In just two hours, a Facebook post from the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office regarding a missing New Sweden boy already has over 400 shares.

According to the post, the 15-year old boy “walked away from his family farm on the East Road late this morning.”

The boy was last seen wearing an orange T shirt and baseball cap.

While the Sheriff’s Department is urging anyone who sees the missing boy to call the 800-432-7842, they are not seeking help in the search effort.

“We DO NOT need volunteers in the area at this time,” the post read. “Please do not show up to help. If we need volunteers, we will ask. Thank you.”

At 3:38 p.m., Sheriff Darrell Crandall said via email that the department is releasing no additional information regarding the search.

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