Colorado Springs police say Marcus Herrero contacted an officer Tuesday afternoon, and the boy has been taken into protective custody.
The adoptive parents of 12-year-old Marcus Herrero reported him missing early this month.
Marcus went missing from the area the Boys and Girls Club in the 1400 block of S. Chelton Rd. around 3 p.m. The director of the Boys and Girls Club tells 11 News Marcus never checked in that day.
A massive search began for Marcus, with law enforcement, family, friends and even school officials.
Not long ago he made contact with his family and at least they were no longer are concerned that he may have been kidnapped or harmed.
Now he's been found and is safe.