OTTUMWA — Police announced Thursday morning that the boy reported missing in Ottumwa Wednesday has been found.
The announcement did not include further information. The boy was reported missing Wednesday afternoon after leaving home, and police had sought the public's help in finding him.
OTTUMWA — Police are asking for help finding an Ottumwa boy who left his home Wednesday.
Deontae John Michael Renken, 10, lives at 402 S. Webster St. Police said he reportedly walked away from home Wednesday afternoon.
Renken is a white male, four-foot-seven, weighs 120 pounds. He has brown eyes and hair. He was last seen wearing a red and blue shirt, a blue denim jacket, brown boots and carrying a green and gray backpack.
He has left home before and was found on previous occasions near a creek in Wildwood Park. Initial checks of those areas did not find him.
Anyone who sees Renkin or has information on where he may be is asked to call the Ottumwa Police Department at (641) 683-0661.