A missing Newberry County boy has been found safe.

Deputies say Alexander Jennings Ware, 13, ran from a classroom at Newberry Middle School around 1 p.m. today. Around two hours later, he was found in an area near the school.

Officers put in their message to the public that Ware has autism.

Deputies say there was never any danger to the school or other children. Newberry deputies, Newberry police, and SLED was involved in the search.