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Des Moines police: Missing 10-year-old boy found safe

"He is healthy and well and being reunited with his family," police said in a release.
Credit: Des Moines Police Department
Marques Antonio Smith, 10, went missing Tuesday morning near the 4700 block of SE 14th Street on the south side of Des Moines. He was last seen wearing grey sweatpants, according to police.

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Des Moines Police Department says 10-year-old Marques Antonio Smith has been found safe.

"He is healthy and well and being reunited with his family," police said in a release.

Smith was last seen near the 4700 block of SE 14th Street on the south side of Des Moines Tuesday morning. A release from the Des Moines Police Department (DMPD) previously said it appears that he left on his own. 

His family hadn't seen him since Tuesday morning.