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Missing 12-year-old Apex boy found safe

Posted July 26, 2016 5:51 p.m. EDT
Updated July 26, 2016 8:27 p.m. EDT

Authorities said that Joshua Antonio Howell left his home at 1987 Lazio Lane at about 7:30 p.m. Monday.

A 12-year-old Apex boy who had been missing since Monday was found safe Tuesday night.

Authorities said that Joshua Antonio Howell left his home at 1987 Lazio Lane at about 7:30 p.m. Monday because of a dispute with his mother.

Police said Howell was located at a store in the Beaver Creek Commons shopping center at about 6 p.m. No further information was released.

He was home with his family Tuesday night.