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A boy reported missing from a campsite in Gloucestershire on Thursday night been found safe and well.
Police launched a major operation when the seven year old could not be located at the Thistledown Farm campsite at Nympsfield near Stroud around 7pm.
It is thought he got lost in woodland.
He was found early on Friday morning walking back to his tent.
The campsite's Manager Ryan Kelly said this is the first time this has ever happened:
From ITV News correspondent Rupert Evelyn:
Campers joined police to search through the night for the missing boy, who was last seen at a campsite at Thistledown Farm in Nympsfield, near Stroud at around 7pm last night.
Police said a more extensive hunt was due to start as daylight breaks.
Campers have joined police to search through the night for the missing boy, who was on a family holiday.
Sergeant Ben Darcy said the search has been "difficult" in the dark but a more extensive hunt was due to start as daylight breaks.
Police are hunting for a missing seven-year-old boy who may have got lost in woodlands.
The boy, from Worcester, was last seen at a campsite at Thistledown Farm in Nympsfield, near Stroud in Gloucestershire at around 7pm last night.
The boy is described as white, around 1m 20cm (4ft) with blonde hair and blue eyes.
He was last seen wearing a dark 'Scooby-Doo' rain jacket with a hood, dark jogging bottoms and wellington boots.