Police, firefighters searching for Lexington boy

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Joshua Winburn
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington police and firefighters have been searching for a missing 12 year-old boy for just under an hour after receiving a call from the boy’s parents.

Investigators say Joshua Winburn’s parents last saw him around 6 a.m. Wednesday morning at his home on Niagara Drive.  A neighbor tells police they saw him around 9.  Joshua may be wearing a brown Carhartt jacket.  He is 5’4", and 80 lbs. 

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Officers stress the importance of finding Joshua soon, as exposure to the extreme cold could become life-threatening in short order.  Anyone with any information about Joshua’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately.