The child reported missing on Wednesday has been found safe and sound.
According to a press release from the Ottumwa Police Department, 10 year old Deontae Renken was found safe and sound a short distance from his home at around 7:00 p.m on Thursday evening. He was subsequently reunited with his family.
Deontae Renken was reported missing around 5:00 p.m. Wednesday evening. He has been known to run away and hide from those searching for him in the past. The Ottumwa Police Department would like to thank all those involved in the search for their efforts.