Search underway for missing 3-year-old boy in Queens

Posted at 8:29 PM, Dec 31, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-31 21:55:06-05

Makoto Maki, 3, disappeared in the vicinity of the Queens Theater inside Flushing Meadow Park in Queens.

Police are searching for a 3-year-old child that went missing from the Queens theater inside Flushing Meadow Park Monday evening.

Makoto Maki is 2 feet tall boy and speaks only Japanese, according to police.  He was last seen around 5 p.m. and may have disappeared near the parking lot of the theater, or also at a bridge that goes over the Grand Central Parkway.

He is wearing a red hooded jacket, dark blue pants, red socks and blue shoes.

Police are using a helicopter and blood hounds to assist in the search.