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Missing child alert issued for teen from Homestead

FDLE issues alert for 17-year-old Benedetto Bianchi

Benedetto Bianchi.
Benedetto Bianchi.

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has issued a Florida missing child alert for a 17-year-old boy.

Benedetto Bianchi was last seen Friday in the area of 2300 block of Southeast 12th Avenue in Homestead.

FDLE said Bianchi was last seen wearing a black T-shirt with white and red drawing, black sweatpants, a black hoodie jacket and gray "Converse" shoes.

Bianchi has a tattoo with the name "Carla" on his right arm, a tattoo with the name "Renata" on his left arm and a picture of Buddha on his left leg, according to the FDLE.

Bianchi is described by the FDLE as a white boy who is 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

If found, the FDLE said to not approach him and to call law enforcement.