Missing Boy Found Safe; Police Break News During Fox 4 Broadcast

Community members in Allen are relieved after an 11-year-old boy who disappeared for nearly 4 hours was found at a local restaurant.

Fox 4 broke the news live during our newscast at nine.

Allen Police say 11-year-old Traveon Wilcher left home on his bike to meet up with friends at Green Elementary around 5:30 this evening.

None of friends or his family saw him after that meeting.

The search for Wilcher was extensive and involved multiple agencies.

Just before 9 tonight, Allen Police broke the news that Wilcher was found safe at a Torchy's Tacos restaurant about a mile away from the school.

Police say Wilcher approached a customer and told them he had run away.

Wilcher is OK and is now reunited with his very thankful parents.

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