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Missing 5-year-old boy found safe with relative in Brandon, police say

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Posted at 8:04 AM, Oct 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-07 08:57:22-04

8:10AM SUNDAY UPDATE | Tampa police say 5-year-old Ryan English has been found safe in Brandon.

An officer went to a relative's house in Brandon, where the 5-year-old was located, the Tampa Police Department said. The child will be returned to his mother Sunday.

Authorities believe it appears there was some miscommunication between family members.

ORIGINAL STORY | A search is underway for 5-year-old Ryan English in Tampa, police say.

Ryan was last seen about 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the area of North 39th Street and East Regnas Avenue in Tampa, the Tampa Police Department said.

Ryan is described as about 3-foot tall and weighs about 35 pounds. He has short hair.

He was last seen wearing a white and orange T-shirt and brown shorts with a red stain.

Tampa police ask anyone with information to contact the Tampa Police Department at (813) 231-6130.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC Action News for updates.