ITV News can confirm that the 5 year-old boy was reported missing from Pembroke Street, Devonport, at 5:50pm today (Thursday 23 May) where he was playing with a friend. He is wearing a red sweater, black trousers and black shoes.
Devon and Cornwall Police say every available officer is out searching for him.
The Royal Navy has issued a statement about a fire on the exterior of a nuclear submarine at Devonport this afternoon. The fire happened around 3pm when HMS Torbay was under maintenance afloat.The fire was on top of the outer deck or casing just below the conning tower.
It's thought a worker accidentally sparked the fire, possibly through welding or similar tools. The Ministry of Defence and its contractors are to carry out an investigation to avoid similar incidents.
"The incident was reported within minutes of happening and was reported to Devon Fire and Rescue Service. Before the fire service arrived, the fire was put out by a member of the Royal Navy crew.
"There was no risk to life, no risk to the public. No-one was hurt and no one breathed in any smoke. There were no nuclear implications and the nuclear reactor was not affected. There has been no damage to the submarine."
There's been a fire on board a nuclear submarine at Devonport dockyard. HMS Torbay was in dry dock for maintenance work when the fire started. It's thought it may have been caused by an electrical fault.
Thirty firefighters were called to the scene following an alert. The blaze was put out soon after the first arrived. A Royal Navy spokesman said it wasn't clear at this stage how it happened. No-one has been reported injured.
Residents living on a Plymouth estate say they're trapped in homes nobody wants, next to the controversial incinerator site at Devonport. The waste to energy plant is already taking shape and is due to open at the end of next year.
As our Plymouth Correspondent Jonathan Gibson reports, MVV - the firm behind the project - is also preparing for more opposition at a public inquiry in Buckfastleigh, over it's appeal to recycle ash at a nearby quarry.