Lima, OH (WIMA) -- A 12 year old child was reported missing to Lima Police on Friday evening.

Police investigated, and a missing child alert was issued.


As part of the program "A Child is Missing", automated telephone calls were made to residents in the area.


A woman in the 800 block of East Second Street received the call broadcasting information about the missing child.

She saw a child matching his description in her yard.


She immediately went outside and confirmed that the child walking through her yard was Brandon Bradford.

She kept him at her residence and immediately called LPD.


Brandon has been returned to his family.

There is no indication of foul play.