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UPDATE: Boy found safe after missing from Clearwater elementary school

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A couple found the child wandering near the intersection of Highland and Drew in Clearwater. A couple found the child wandering near the intersection of Highland and Drew in Clearwater.
CLEARWATER, FL (WFLA) -

A boy who went missing after school Monday has been found safe near the intersection of Highland Avenue and Drew Street in Clearwater.

Clearwater Police say 10-year-old Moajed Awwad went missing Monday from Sandy Lane Elementary. The school, located at 1360 Sandy Lane, was dismissed at 3:08 p.m. when the boy was last seen.

The boy was found safe wandering near the intersection of Highland and Drew Streets, in Clearwater, shortly after 6:30 p.m. Monday evening. He was located about two miles from the school.

A Clearwater police officer and a couple who had seen his photograph on the news located him at about the same time walking along Drew Street. He said he had gotten lost after leaving school.

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