State Police locate missing 7-year-old

State Police locate missing 7-year-old

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The seven-year-old who was reported missing from the 9th Ward and was sought by authorities has been found safe, according to Louisiana State Police.

LSP issued a Level II Endangered/Missing Child Media Advisory on behalf of the New Orleans Police Department for the boy Monday morning.

In a previous version of this story, we named the child, but due to circumstances regarding the child's mother, we have since redacted his name.

LSP said the boy was last seen Sunday night in the Upper 9th Ward near the intersection of Alvar Street and North Prieur Street.

He was found a few hours later in a home with other kids, according to LSP.