An 8-year-old boy who went missing near Sycamore Springs Elementary School Monday afternoon was found safe, Hays County Sheriff's Office officials confirmed to KVUE.

According to a press release, the child was last seen at 4:30 p.m. walking towards the woods behind the tennis courts of the school, located in the 14451 block of Sawyer Ranch Road.

Just before 5:30 p.m., the North Hays County Fire Rescue said they were actively searching for the child near the school.

Around 6:30 p.m., officials with the fire rescue and sheriff's office confirmed the child was found unharmed.