Missing Child Found Safe

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A happy ending for a missing child this Saturday night.

8 year old Dejuan Purdue was last seen this afternoon around 1:30 pm at his home on Blackwater Drive in Lexington in the McConnell's Trace subdivision off Leestown Road.

His parents didn't report him missing until after 6:00 pm.

Purdue was found tonight around 9:00 pm at Douglas Park, on Georgetown Road.

He was with a relative, but police don't know how he got there.

Several agencies and a helicopter were dispatched to help find Purdue.

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