Family says missing 11-year-old boy found safe

The famiy of an 11-year-old boy who went missing says he has been found safe.

Further details are not known at this time but the Austin Police Department had been looking for Elijah Thornton who was last seen on June 3 playing outside his apartment at 7227 E. Highway 290 and walked off in an unknown direction. 

Elijah is described as follows:

  • Black male
  • 5'0"
  • 100 lbs
  • Black hair
  • Brown eyes
  • He was last seen wearing a yellow shirt, red basketball shorts and purple sneakers