NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (WOIO) - The North Ridgeville Police Department safely located 11-year-old Gavin Byrd after he walked away from his house around 3 p.m.
Police said he was last seen walking on Mills Creek Lane toward Chestnut Ridge Road.
Byrd is 5′ 4″ tall, 175 lbs., and has blonde hair and blue eyes, according to police.
He was reportedly last seen carrying a drawstring bag, and was possibly wearing blue striped pants with no shirt.
The North Ridgeville Police Department posted this statement of appreciation:
“I want to thank all the people who were out looking for him. I personally ran into several people who were out driving the neighborhoods. I’m sure other officers did too.”