Ottawa police say a missing 15-year-old boy, who police worried could be hitchhiking to Kingston, Cornwall or Montreal has been safely located.

He was reported missing Sunday, March 20 from his Barrhaven home. Police believed he may have been hitchhiking and could be anywhere in Ontario.

In a release Monday, police said he was safely located, though there was no information about where he was found.

Now that he's been located, CTV News Ottawa has removed his name and photo from this article.