Amber Alert Canceled
Updated: Friday, December 14 2012, 08:59 AM EST
The Hoke County Sheriff`s Office says a child reported who was missing has been safe.
Deputies issued an Amber Alert for 12-year-old Pacen Ryan Joyce Thursday evening. They say his mother, 46-year-old Karen Joyce took her son, from school. Karen Joyce had recently been the subject of a DSS investigation, and it was decided that Pacen Joyce should be put in someone else's care.