Missing child located, woman in custody: WPS

A Windsor Police Service vehicle is shown in a file photo. (CBC News - image credit)

An eight-year-old child who was missing briefly Thursday afternoon has been located, Windsor police now say.

Police had been searching for the child, who they said was with his mother.

Windsor police said on social media the child had been located and the incident resolved "peacefully."

A 40-year-old woman was taken into custody, they said.