MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Mt. Juliet Police Department says a missing juvenile has been found safe after he went missing from his home late Tuesday night.

On Wednesday morning, officials asked for the public’s assistance in locating 13-year-old Lukas.

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Officers say the 13-year-old was last seen leaving his home in Belinda City near the 300 block of Sunrise Circle late Tuesday night. 

The juvenile’s family notified Mt. Juliet police around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning after they became concerned for the 13-year-old’s wellbeing. 

Hours after the juvenile was reported missing, officers stated that he returned home safe, and there was no longer an active search underway.