UPDATE: The 10-year-old boy was found safe according to police. No word from police on where he was found.
Utica, N.Y. - A 10-year-old Utica boy is missing after he didn't show up to school.
Utica Police say Jayden Shepard is believed to have gotten on his school bus this morning but hadn't been seen since.
Police have been searching the East Utica area for the boy.
Jayden, is 5-foot-2, 40-pounds, and was last seen wearing a black and green colored coat and a black bookbag with Baby Yoda on the back.
Police ask anyone who has seen Jayden or know his whereabouts to contact the Utica Police Department at 315-223-3464.