Deputies locate missing Tucson boy Larry Avila

TUCSON, AZ - The Pima County Sheriff's Department says an 11-year-old boy who went missing Monday afternoon has been found.

Sheriff's officials said that 11-year-old Larry Avila was last seen at Valencia Middle School located at 4400 West Irvington Road in Tucson.

He was reported missing around 6:23 p.m. when he didn't come home from school.

Authorities say he was found safe on Tuesday morning.

KGUN reports the boy was found at a friend's home. Deputies say the friend's neighbor called 911, saying her child had spotted Larry at the home yesterday.

When deputies arrived at the home, the boy was reportedly visibly upset when he realized he was in trouble.

He told deputies he had called his mom but phone records show no call was made.

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