Shreveport Police need help in locating a young boy who was believed to 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 this afternoon. He was last seen wearing  a gray tank top black belt and a red a grey stripped shorts. Daysean is four feet tall and weighs approximately 70 pounds.

The incident took place just before 3pm on Orla Ave, near Emery and Quinton streets, near Fair Grounds Field. Authorities say divers have been dispatched to Orla Avenue in an attempt to find the boy. First responders have extended their search as far as Midway Avenue and Virginia Avenue.

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

If you have any information, please contact your local authorities, including police, EMTs, and fire department.

Photo Courtesy of the Shreveport Police