A missing child was found Thursday afternoon shortly after authorities were notified.

The sheriff’s office received a report about 4 p.m. from parents of the 4-year-old child who was missing from their home in the 700 block of Cindy Drive, south of Washington.

Deputies and Washington Fire Department personnel were responding when a parent called stating that the child had been located.

The child was examined by Washington Ambulance personnel and found to be okay, the sheriff’s office said.