Missing Knightdale student found

January 12, 2012 1:23:42 PM PST
An eight-year-old boy who wandered away from his school was found safe Thursday afternoon, police say.

Crews began searching for the child near Knightdale Elementary School after authorities say he ran out of the principal's office. The Highway Patrol helicopter was called in to assist in the search.

Officials found the child at a nearby football field two and a half hours after he was reported missing.

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