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Thornaby boy Reece Parker, 11, found after going missing

Reece Parker Image copyright Cleveland Police
Image caption Reece Parker did not return home on Friday, but has since been found safe and well, police said

An 11-year-old boy who went missing after leaving school on Friday has been found safe and well on Teesside.

A search was launched for Reece Parker, of Thornaby, who left Thornaby Academy at 15:00 BST, but did not return to his Cumbernauld Road home.

Police released a picture and description of him on Saturday morning and he has since been found in the Thornaby area.

Officers thanked the public for their help.

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