Missing 9-year-old found safe, Sacramento police say

A 9-year-old boy who went missing Thursday has been found safe, the Sacramento Police Department said early Friday morning on Twitter.

After asking for the public’s help and posting a photo of the boy at about 3 p.m. Thursday, Sacramento police tweeted at 12:10 a.m. Friday that he had been located and was safe.

The boy was last been seen shortly after noon Thursday on Taylor Street in Sacramento before he was reported missing.