After a short search, a boy reported missing early Tuesday morning was found safe by Fort Worth police officers.
Fort Worth police found Derrick Dewayne Skelton at a friend's house at about 9 a.m.
Earlier in the morning, police had asked for the public's help in finding the boy after he was last seen at about 6 p.m. Monday on the 2700 block of Belzise Terrace in southeast Fort Worth.
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The boy's grandfather told police Skelton was supposed to be with his older sister, but she never picked him up.
Police said Skelton did have a bag that could have been used to carry supplies for an overnight stay. Family members said Skelton does not have a history of running away from home.