2 p.m. Friday: The Lafayette Police Department reported that Malone has been found and is safe. It did not provide any other information.
11:30 p.m. Thursday: A 12-year-old boy was last seen at noon Wednesday, according to the Lafayette Police Department.
Dantrell Malone is 5-foot-5 and has curly black hair and brown eyes, per an LPD press release. He was last seen holding a pink and silver purse and is believed to be a runaway.
Those with information can contact LPD at 765-807-1200.