Police Search for Missing Buffalo Teen

September 30, 2012 Updated Oct 12, 2013 at 4:30 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Police Search for Missing Buffalo Teen

September 30, 2012 Updated Oct 12, 2013 at 4:30 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) Buffalo police are searching the city's east side for a missing teenage boy.

17-year-old Michael Retzer was last seen at noon on Saturday at the corner of Walden Avenue and Howlett Street, several blocks from MLK Park.

Retzer's mother tells Eyewitness News her family just moved to the area from Florida, and her son is not very familiar with the city yet. She says her son enjoys basketball, and frequents local basketball courts.

Michael Retzer is 5' 8" tall and weighs 240 pounds. He has both blond and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and black pants, and black and white Nike sneakers.

Anyone with information should call Buffalo police at 851-4412.