Sgt. Ron Hanavan with the Douglas County Sheriff's Department said search and rescue crews were dispatched when the boy was first reported missing from the Spring Hill neighborhood around 7:30 p.m. Friday night.
Hanavan said crews searched through the night and into the early hours of the morning.
At 2:00 a.m., emergency notification calls went out due to the frigid temperatures, the amount of time the teen was missing, and the child's medical needs.
A Littleton Police officer found the boy outside, unharmed, around 2:20 a.m. and calls to cancel the emergency notification went out a short time later.
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