Haltom City authorities said a boy who was reported missing on Friday evening was found safe on Saturday morning.

Nine-year-old Demetrice 'DJ' Curley had last been seen walking his dog near his home in the 3000 block of Gene Lane around 5 p.m. Friday. The dog returned alone about two-and-a-half hours later without DJ.

Police said the youngster was found shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday at the home of a friend who his parents did not know.

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