YAKIMA – As the search for Lucian Munguia, the missing 4-year-old Yakima boy continues, many people have asked why an AMBER Alert has not been activated for him. The simple answer from authorities is Lucian’s case does not yet fit the requirements.

Yakima Police Chief Matt Murray said a Missing Person Alert has been issued for Lucian. He said the Washington State Patrol has issued the alert and asks if people have information, they should call 911 immediately. Lucian is described as 4 feet tall, 40 lbs, with long black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a long sleeved blue shirt with a shark picture on it, blue shorts and black shoes. His family said he was last seen at Sarg Hubbard Park around 7:15 p.m. Saturday.