UPDATE (October 17 12:33 a.m.):
Maliq Josiah Carey was located at a friend's home. He has been returned to his home safely by police. Thanks to all who assisted with this search.
Original release (October 16 10:03 p.m.):
The Baltimore County Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 11-year old boy.
Police are searching for Maliq Josiah Carey, 11, of the Unit-block of Tradewind Circle, 21030. He is described as a black male, 5'0", 90 lbs. He was last seen in the area of the McDonalds located on Cranbrook Road. Maliq Carey was wearing a long sleeve sky blue Tommy Hilfiger shirt with a red "T" and "H" on the front, dark blue jeans, red and black checkered tennis shoes, and a black Jordan brand book bag.
He has never run away and the circumstances surrounding him being missing are suspicious. He has no known medical problems. Photo is available.
Anyone with information concerning Maliq Josiah Carey is being asked to contact Baltimore County Police at (410) 307-2020.