Deputies are searching for a missing 14-year-old who was last seen in the Brookridge area.
According to a Hernando County Sheriff's Office press release, Michael Claude Sassone was last seen at roughly 7:45 a.m. riding his black bicycle in the area of 14262 Misty St. while wearing a blue polo shirt, denim shorts and black shoes.
He is 5 feet, four inches; weighs 110 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.
Denise Maloney, the sheriff's office public information officer, noted Sassone is considered an endangered juvenile due to irrational statements he made during an argument Wednesday morning prior to leaving his home.
Anyone with information is asked to call 352-754-6830.