FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A 9-year-old boy who was reported missing Tuesday from southeast Fort Wayne has been found safe in Texas, according to an update from Fort Wayne Police.

FWPD said Wednesday that Naywin Lwin was found safe with his mother in Texas.

“Naywin has been in contact with his mom and she arranged transportation to get him to Texas,” FWPD said. “This has now become a custody issue.” 

Police issued a Public Safety Alert for the boy Tuesday and said there was video that showed him voluntarily getting into a pickup truck. Police believed he was trying to see his estranged mother.

FWPD thanked the community for their calls and assistance in the matter.