Missing Apopka child, mother found in North Carolina

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APOPKA Fla. – An 11-year-old boy who is in the middle of a custody dispute was found with his mother Thursday evening in North Carolina.

Authorities had issued a missing child alert for Howard Darden.

His mother, Angela Darden, picked him up from school Tuesday, then she cut off her ankle bracelet, authorities said..

She and Howard's father have issues with each other, and Angela Darden lost her custody rights Wednesday. Police said the mother sent a disturbing text message to a family member.

Authorities said Howard was found with his mother and was safe.

WESH-TV

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