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A 12-year-old missing child was found safe in Channahon around 6:20 p.m. on Monday.

TheĀ Channahon Police Department was called to the area of the Leeland Hills subdivision near Community Park for a report of a missing child.

Several local police agencies quickly responded to the call, locating the child approximately four miles from his home.

After the child was found safe, he was provided a medical assessment by Channahon Fire Protection District paramedics and was reunited with his family.

The Channahon Police Department would like to extend their sincere thanks and appreciation to the first responders who assisted in the search, as well as those who reported vital information that helped locate the missing boy.