Nearby Sandy Springs: At midnight Sunday, the Johns Creek Police Department confirmed reports that Davis Hodge was found alive and safe.
Davis Hodge, a 16-year-old Johns Creek High student who had been missing since Thursday morning, has been found alive, safe and in physically good condition, according to the Find Davis Hodge Facebook page that was created Sunday afternoon.
"Davis has been located and is physically well. The police department at his location has been in contact with the Johns Creek PD and is arranging for his return," said a post at around 11:15 p.m. Sunday night.
According to one poster who said he was in contact with the family, Hodge was found about five hours away from Atlanta.
The news came after the community came together via the page, which by Sunday evening had more than 1,000 followers, and through theTwitter hashtag #FindDavisHodge to plan searches, post fliers and pray. Hundreds of fliers were posted throughout Johns Creek and Georgia.
Johns Creek Patch has not confirmed this information with the Johns Creek Police Department, but will update this story as more information becomes available.
Police issued an alert for Hodge on Saturday afternoon, asking the public to be on the lookout for the teen, known to be driving a black Jeep Cherokee Sport.