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Tribal police say missing 8-year-old boy found safe

Alfred Desjarlait III left his home in Cass County on Thursday night.
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CASS COUNTY, Minn. — The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department confirms that an 8-year-old boy reported as missing from his home near Prescott, Minnesota Thursday has been found safe.

KARE spoke with a member of the department about 10:45 a.m. Friday, and learned that the child was located. That person said more details will be shared soon. 

According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Alfred Desjarlait III walked away from his home around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. 

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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