Missing Ottumwa boy found safe

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10-year-old Deontae John Michael Renken was located safe Thursday, according to police

OTTUMWA — Police have found a boy that went missing in Ottumwa.

10-year-old Deontae John Michael Renken was found safe after going missing around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to police.

The Ottumwa Police Department says Renken was found outside, where a citizen spotted him and attempted calling out to him. Renken ran, but police eventually caught him.

Renken had been reported missing before and found hiding in the creek area in Wildwood Park and other locations in and around Ottumwa.

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