NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) – A Penn Valley boy who ran away from home Tuesday was found safe, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office said.
Chase Chittock, 10, was reunited with his family Thursday evening. A photo released by the sheriff’s office search and rescue team shows Chittock smiling while eating pizza surrounded by the team.READ MORE: Deadly Stabbing, Robbery In Fairfield Results In 2 Arrests
Authorities scoured the Penn Valley area this week, saying Chittock was considered to be in danger because of his age.READ MORE: Getting Answers: What Does Trump's Endorsement Of Congressional Candidate Kiley Over Jones Mean For Primary Voters?
He had been missing since 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, last seen in the area of Harvest Road and Rough and Ready Highway.
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