Florence Police end search for missing 8-year-old

Florence, SC - FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The Florence Police Department has ended their search for an 8-year-old boy who went missing late Thursday morning.

According to Maj. Carlos Raines, spokesman for the Florence Police Department, Christopher Peterson was last seen around 11:30 a.m. playing in his backyard on Whitestone Drive. His father noticed he was missing from the backyard around noon.

The 8-year-old was located walking along the street several blocks from his home just after 2:30 p.m. The child was found in good condition and unharmed.

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