7-year-old DeKalb boy found safe after police search through the night

Credit: Henri Hollis

Credit: Henri Hollis

A 7-year-old boy reported missing Thursday night after leaving his Stone Mountain home was located Friday morning.

DeKalb County police searched through the night for the child, who was found by 8:40 a.m. Friday. He was reported missing by his mother 12 hours earlier after leaving their home in the area of Old Front Street.

It was not clear where he was located, but a police spokesperson said he is safe. No further details about the incident were released.

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