UPDATE 8/14 9:15 am: Jenup Chop has been located and found safe. No other information is available at this time.

A boy missing from Carver County has ties to the Austin and possibly the Owatonna area.

The Carver County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating 13-year-old Jenup Stephen Chop. Jenup Chop left his residence in Carver, Minnesota around 3:00 am Monday in an Uber and was believed to be traveling with his non-custodial father, 43-year-old Stephen Gatrek Chop.

Jenup was dropped off at Highway 60 and I-35, where it is believed he met up with Stephen.

Jenup Chop - Photo From  Carver County Sheriff's Office

Jenup is described as 6 feet tall and 135 pounds with brown eyes and black hair, and Stephen may be driving a silver 2006 Nissan Altima with Minnesota plate 374JZY.

Stephen Chop - Photo From Carver County Sheriff's Office

There are ties to both the Austin and Owatonna areas, and if you see Stephen or Jenup, the Carver County Sheriff's Office at 952-361-1231 or dial 911.

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