Boy, 13, missing from rural residence

MILES TOWNSHIP – A state police helicopter, state troopers, and Miles Township Fire Co. personnel are currently searching for a missing 13-year-old boy, Matthew King, in Miles Township. Matthew was last seen leaving his house Wednesday at 6:30 a.m., headed for a barn about 200 feet from his home.

Matthew lives at 248 Madisonburg Pike. He is 5 feet, 3 inches tall and has brown hair. He was wearing black trousers and a black jacket when he left the house, his family told state police.

His father reported him missing at 9:20 a.m., state police said, after Matthew did not turn up when the barn and the surrounding area were checked.

Anyone with information is urged to call state police at Rockview at 814-355-7545.