UPDATE: Alex Gallegos has been located and is safe.
Earlier news release:
Deputies Search For Missing Golden Gate Estates Teen
Collier County Sheriff's Office
Posted Date: 3/19/2012
Deputies are searching for a Golden Gate Estates teenager who has been missing since early Monday morning.
Detectives said Alex Gallegos, 16, was last seen by family members around midnight in the Randall Blvd. area.
Family members believe Gallegos may harm himself.
Detectives said Gallegos is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 2 inches tall and 165 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing black shorts, a black T-shirt and white shoes.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 239.252.9300