Updated at 4:45 p.m.
Anne Arundel County Police say a 10-year-old boy reported missing Thursday morning returned home late in the afternoon. He was not harmed.
Joshua Garland Maynard went missing from Brookwood Road in Brooklyn Park. He was last seen at about 5 a.m. Thursday, police say.
They sent out a release about 4 p.m. saying Joshua was safely home.
Authorities thanked the public for sharing the information.