12-year-old boy reported missing from Aurora found safe

AURORA, Colo. — A 12-year-old boy reported missing early Thursday morning was found safe, the Aurora Police Department said.

Police said Jovani was dropped off at Wheel Park near South Chambers Road between East Yale and East Iliff avenues by his legal guardian about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

He was supposed to return home by 8:30 p.m. but did not show up. The boy has a history of running away, though not previously reported.

Just before 9:30 a.m., police said the boy had been found. They did not say where he was located or who found him.