Update: Michael Taylor has been located safe and has been returned to his mother.
Winter Haven, Florida -- Winter Haven police are asking for the public's help in locating a 12-year-old boy who left home and has not been heard from since.
Police say Michael Taylor was in the area of Winter Haven High School with his mother today around noon when he started arguing with her. He left on foot and his mother was unable to locate him.
Michael has been reported as a runaway in the past. He was last seen wearing a long sleeved black nylon jersey, black shorts with red stripes, and no shoes.
Anyone who has seen Michael Taylor or knows of his whereabouts is asked to call Sgt. Don Nunnery at 1-863-401-2256 or Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477).