Police have located a missing autistic child from Gloucester County.

7-year-old Malaki Stewart from Clayton was found safe in a nearby tree nursery near his foster family's home reports WPVI TV.

The search for the boy went on all night with K9 dogs, police and volunteers according to WCAU TV, which reports it is not the first time the boy with a mental capacity of a 5 year old has wandered off.

He had last been seen Wednesday afternoon at his home.

 

Police say he is being checked out but appears to be okay.