A central Minnesota boy has been found safe after his family and authorities were concerned about his whereabouts.

St. Cloud police say the boy was found safe at a friend's house. The 9-year-old boy was the subject of a search in St. Cloud Thursday afternoon. 

St. Cloud police said Lowell McClure was last season around 1:45 p.m. fishing with his brother near the Mississippi River dam near Munsinger Gardens. 

K-9 teams searched the area. Thankfully, he was found safe.  No other details about the incident have been released at this time.

St. Cloud police thank everyone for their help in looking for the boy.