12-year-old located safe in Manatee - WFLA News Channel 8

12-year-old located safe in Manatee

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Joshua Alves Joshua Alves
MANATEE COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

The Manatee Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old boy reported missing Wednesday night has now been located and is okay.

According to the Sheriff's Office, 12-year-old Joshua Alves got into an argument with his mother on Wednesday. He then ran away from his home and was last seen walking southbound on Southern Parkway.

Deputies searched the area after he was reported missing but did not locate Joshua.

Just after 2:30 p.m. Thursday, MCSO says he has been found.

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