Update: Melendez and Prestero were found and are safe.
Pasco Sheriff’s deputies are currently searching for Aidan Melendez, a missing/runway 13-year-old and Andrew Prestero, a missing/runway 13-year-old. Melendez and Prestero were last seen together on Jan. 24 around 6:40 p.m., in the Temple Stand Ave. area of Wesley Chapel.
Melendez is 5’1”, around 120 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. Melendez was last seen wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans and white/red Jordan sneakers.
Prestero is 5 ft., around 120 lbs., with dark blonde hair and brown eyes. Prestero was last seen wearing a white hoodie with a gray/black design, blue jeans and white Jordan sneakers.
It is believed Melendez and Prestero are together. If you have any information on their whereabouts, please call the Pasco Sheriff’s Non-Emergency Line at 727-847-8102, option 7. You can also report tips online at PascoSheriff.com/tips.