11-year-old boy reported missing in Longmont found safe

Donte was reported missing from Longmont on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.

LONGMONT, Colo. — An 11-year-old boy who was reported missing on Sunday night was found safe on Monday morning, the Longmont Police Department said.

Donte Beecher was reported missing from the area of 18th Avenue and Hover Road about 5:15 p.m. Sunday after voluntarily leaving his home, police said.

The boy’s aunt, Candice Vasquez, posted on Facebook that K-9s picked up a strong scent, but it faded away.

The aunt also said Beecher was seen at a McDonald’s restaurant at 19th Avenue and Main Street.

Police said Beecher was found at 9:05 a.m. They did not say where he was found.