The superintendent says a boy left the middle school building and they're searching the grounds for him.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HOOKSTOWN, Pa. (KDKA) – A missing 11-year-old boy in Beaver County has been found safe.

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State police asked for help finding the boy, but said about an hour later that he was located and safe.

A big search was underway Wednesday afternoon after a student left a middle school in Beaver County.

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NewsChopper 2 flew over the South Side Area Middle High School parking lot where search crews were gathering.

(Photo: NewsChopper 2)

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The superintendent said a boy had left the middle school building and they were searching the grounds for him.