12-year-old boy missing overnight found safe

Search and rescue crews were out Wednesday looking for him

Crews are searching the forest in Brightwood for the missing boy, May 24 2017. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 12-year-old boy was found Wednesday after being missing overnight from his home near Brightwood, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said.

His mother said she took away his phone after an argument and he took off around 4 p.m. Tuesday. He was last seen headed south into the woods near his home.

Search and rescue crews were out Wednesday looking for him.

“We’ve got law enforcement, we’ve got fire departments, we’ve got search and rescue volunteers that are out here looking for this kid. I mean we take this kind of thing seriously,” Sergeant Sean Collison with Clackamas County Search and Rescue said.