In an updated alert around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Anchorage police said Preston Gardner was found.

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Anchorage police are asking for the public's help searching for a missing 12-year-old boy.

Preston Gardner was last seen early Monday in the area of North Bunn Street and Thompson Avenue, a community alert form the Anchorage Police Department said.

Police say they have been unable to locate Gardner, who has medium-length blond hair, and there is a concern for his safety.

Anyone with information is asked to call police dispatch at 311.

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