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Missing Mesa mother, child reported safe

The woman called her family to say that she and her son were safe and did not want to be found, police said.
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MESA, Ariz. — A mother and her son reported missing out of Mesa have been found and located.  

According to the Mesa Police Department, a woman and her 3-year-old son were last seen near Main Street and Beverly Road around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday. 

They were last seen driving in a sedan with unknown license plates. 

The family was concerned because the woman has Asperger's Syndrome and has the mental capacity of a young teenager. They were unsure if she can properly care for the child. 

Mesa police said that the family made contact with the woman, who told them that she did not want to be found and that she and the child were fine. 

Police kept the missing person case open until they were able to ensure welfare. 

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