State officials have asked 7News to no longer report the boy's name because of his age.
The male escapee is from Shinnston, West Virginia. He has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, green T-shirt, Khakis and tennis shoes.
Wheeling Police are currently looking for him in the East Wheeling area.
If you have any information, you can call Wheeling Police at (304) 234-3664, or the crime fighters tip line at (800) 223-0312.