RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The Wake County Sheriff’s Office says that a missing 14-year-old has been found safe and is now at home.

Preston Wright, 14, had gone missing Thursday afternoon and was last seen near Bethune Drive.

He was last seen at home Thursday morning wearing a black shirt, blue shorts, and sneakers.

Deputies were searching in the area Thursday afternoon and utilizing a K-9 team to track him.