Missing 10-year-old boy found alive; being checked by rescue

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A 10-year-old boy that went missing on Tuesday evening was found safe.

Officers searched the Founders Bridge Road area for Zachary Long, who went missing at 6:15 p.m.

An army of neighbors and friends spent hours looking for the boy. A neighbor tells 8News he was found at a convenience store on Winterfield Road.

Police used K-9 units and a helicopter to search for Long.

A neighbor tells 8News he ran away from his father when he suggested he get stitches after falling from his bike.

Long is now being checked by rescue services.

Chesterfield Police updated 8News on Zach Long’s location with a series of tweets on Tuesday night.

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