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South Valley Riverton Journal

South Jordan Boy Found Safe in Herriman

Sep 30, 2015 10:42AM ● By Rhett Wilkinson

Lucas Hayes was found safe after police sought the public’s help. Photo courtesy South Jordan police

A missing and endangered 9-year-old boy from South Jordan was found hours later in Herriman, police said Tuesday evening.

Lucas Hayes walked away from his South Jordan home around 6:45 p.m. at 11700 S. Hill Stone Drive. He was found in the area of 13400 S. 5500 West in Herriman after a motorist said that he saw the child walking along the side of the road, according to

Hayes was not injured, police said.

It is unknown how Lucas got to the Herriman location or why he walked away from his house.