Sheriff: Missing Lynnwood-area boy found 'safe and sound'

Justin Plummer (Photo from Snohomish Co. Sheriff's Office)

LYNNWOOD, Wash. - A missing 8-year-old boy who walked away from school earlier Wednesday has been found safe.

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office said in a Twitter posting that 8-year-old Salem Plummer was "located safe and sound by patrol."

Police earlier had sought the public's help in locating the missing boy, who attends Serene Lake Elementary School north of Lynnwood.

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