Ottumwa Police have confirmed that Renken was found safe this morning.
Ottumwa police are searching for a 10-year-old boy after they were alerted Wednesday around 4:30 p.m. that he left his home and did not return.
According to a news release, Deontae John Michael Renken stands 4-foot-7 and 120 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. The boy was last seen wearing a red and blue shirt, a blue denim jacket, brown boots, and carrying a green and gray backpack. Anyone with any information is asked to contact their local law enforcement immediately.