Deputies ask for help finding missing teen
Hernando County authorities are asking for the public's help as they search for a 14-year-old boy who disappeared early Wednesday.
Michael Claude Sassone was last seen about 7:45 a.m. riding his blue and black BMX bicycle near 14262 Misty St. in Brookridge, according to the Hernando Sheriff's Office. He left home after arguing with his parents and did not show up at school, authorities said.
Michael is 5 feet, 4 inches tall, weighs about 110 pounds and has brown hair and green eyes. He was wearing a plain, light blue polo shirt, denim shorts and black tennis shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at (352) 754-6830.