Officers said Marquan Leon Williams Browder was found in the Dearborn Drive area, about two miles from a home at 1835 Cheek Road where he had last been seen.
Marquan was reunited with his family around 11:20 p.m. He appeared to be unharmed and in good health, police said.
Family members said Marquan walked away from Cheek Road home around 8:30 p.m. Friday. They reported him as missing around 10 p.m.
Police said Marquan had run away and had made it to a safe location overnight. They did not provide any more details about where Marquan was or who he was with.