Shreveport Police and Firefighters are back out searching for a 7-year-old boy who may have been swept away in a storm drain this afternoon.

Authorities suspect 7-year-old Daysean Combest was swept off his feet, and carried away by the rushing water. It happened on Orla Avenue in the Ingleside Neighborhood.

Reports indicate the boy’s sandals were found near the ditch, but he was no where to be found.

KEEL News spoke with Fire Chief Scott Wolverton early this morning.