Missing Rowan County boy found safe

The 12-year-old Rowan County boy who was reported missing Wednesday has been found, officials announced Friday morning.

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office says Allen Anderson was found in a sleeping bag under a neighbor’s porch.

Anderson was reported missing around 6 p.m. from a home on the 1000 block of East 22nd Street in Kannapolis.

Anderson is safe and back at home with his family.