DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton Police announced an update on a missing child late Wednesday evening.

A statement Wednesday around 9:15 p.m. from the Dayton Police Department said 9-year-old Messiah Love has been found and is said to be safe.

The child was first reported missing by the Dayton Police Department just before 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Police originally requested the public to contact the authorities if anyone spotted the child.