Missing Clayton elementary students found safe

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Friday, February 16, 2018

CLAYTON (WTVD) -- Law enforcement in Johnston County has located the two missing elementary school students, according to school officials.

The two students attend Powhatan Elementary in Clayton and are 8 and 9 year old boys.

The boys walked away from the playground at recess around 1:45 p.m., and made their way into the woods, Stacy Beard with the Town of Clayton said.

They were found in a nearby neighborhood.

Parents have been notified and the kids were reunited with their families.