KANSAS CITY — Authorities in Kansas City searched in freezing weather for a missing 6-year-old boy for hours before discovering he had been in his home the entire time.

Police initially said that the child was last seen on video captured by a doorbell camera leaving the home on foot just before 9 p.m. Thursday. Several law enforcement agencies participated in the search, along with volunteers and the fire department. A drone also was used.

Police announced around 2:30 a.m. Friday that the boy had been found safe in the home.

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