Officials say the child was last seen around 2:30 p.m. near Seaview Avenue and Paerdegat Avenue North in Canarsie.
According to police, the missing child is 7-year-old Yosef Shapiro.
They are asking for volunteers to help with the search.
The boy is described as 60 pounds, 3 feet tall and wearing a black yarmulke and a blue and white t-shirt with black pants.
This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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