UTICA, N.Y. – Utica police say a missing 17-month-old was found safely, after he couldn't be located for several hours.
Utica police issued a missing persons alert for Arell Outten on Thursday afternoon.
Police say the Arell was at his grandmother’s house Thursday morning, when his uncle, 28-year-old Divone Outten, picked him up around 10:30 a.m., and was expected to be gone only for a short time.
The family started to worry when they couldn’t get in touch with Divone by 3:30 p.m., and called police.
The alert was issued around 5:15 p.m.
Police say the child was located Thursday evening in Amsterdam.