WESTMORELAND, Tenn. (WKRN) — An 8-year-old who was reported missing has been found safe, according to the Westmoreland Police Department.

Around noon on Sunday, Feb. 19, the department asked for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 8-year-old boy who was last seen earlier in the day.

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Westmoreland Police Chief Steven Jolley said an employee at a Valero gas station saw 8-year-old Mason Sherrard traveling on foot around 9 a.m., making a left on North First Street. 

Minutes after a release was issued, officials reported Sherrard was found safe.

No other details were immediately released.