Missing 10-year-old boy found safe in Meridianville

Dakota Wallace (Source: Madison Co. Sheriff's Office)
Dakota Wallace (Source: Madison Co. Sheriff's Office)

MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Madison County Sheriff's deputies found a 10-year-old boy that had gone missing from the Meridianville area.

Dakota Duane Wallace's parents reported him missing at 5:30 a.m. Thursday. The Sheriff's office said the boy may have just walked away from his home sometime overnight.

A helicopter searched over the area of the Inspiration Point subdivision. Authorities set up a command post on Arrow Lands Trail where Dakota lives. HEMSI dogs, a Medflight helicopter and Meridianville Fire and Rescue assisted the sheriff's office in the search.

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