A missing child in Modesto has been found safe, according to the Modesto Police Department. 

8-year-old Tyler Lara was initially dropped off at Woodrow Elementary School by his guardian at 7:45 a.m. and was observed walking toward the campus.

However, according to school personnel, he never made it to class, police say.

Shortly after 1:30 p.m., school staff located the child hiding on campus and notified police, who responded to confirm he was safe.