Missing Boy Too Afraid to Go Home

Boy found in wooded area near Springdale home

A missing 9-year-old Springdale boy has been found in a wooded area near his home, News4 reported Wednesday.

Basith Akinola Salami was last seen getting off his school bus at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Doubletree Lane and Citrus Lane in Sprindale but never made it home.

Salami was found Wednesday morning at about 9 a.m., police said.

The boy told police that he had gotten in trouble at school and was afraid to go home.

Stay with <b>News4 and NBC4.com</b> as this story develops.

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