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Police are searching for a missing boy who may have got lost in woodlands in Gloucestershire

Police are searching for a missing boy who may have got lost in woodlands in Gloucestershire

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Police are searching for a missing boy who may have got lost in woodlands in Gloucestershire

A missing seven year-old boy has been "safe and well", police said.

Officers spent the night searching an area of the Cotswolds for the boy, who is believed to have got lost in woodland during a family camping holiday.

He was reported missing from Thistledown Farm in Nympsfield, near Stroud in Gloucestershire shortly after 7pm on Thursday.

Richard Kelly, a co-owner of the campsite, said the response from police and campers had been "amazing".

A spokesman for Gloucestershire Police said: "He was found at around 6.50am this morning and we believe that he was found walking back to his tent.

"There was a mixture of our officers and members of the public looking for him."