Boy found in basement now with his mother

This photo released by the Detroit Police Department shows Charlie Bothuell V, 12, of Detroit has been missing since June 14. The 12-year-old Detroit boy last seen about a week and a half ago has been found alive in his father's basement. Detroit police spokesman Sgt. Mike Woody says officers were serving a search warrant at the home near downtown Wednesday, June 25, 2014, when they stumbled upon Bothuell. (AP Photo/Courtesy Detroit Police Department)
This photo released by the Detroit Police Department shows Charlie Bothuell V, 12, of Detroit has been missing since June 14. The 12-year-old Detroit boy last seen about a week and a half ago has been found alive in his father's basement. Detroit police spokesman Sgt. Mike Woody says officers were serving a search warrant at the home near downtown Wednesday, June 25, 2014, when they stumbled upon Bothuell. (AP Photo/Courtesy Detroit Police Department)

DETROIT (AP) – Police say a 12-year-old Detroit boy who went missing for a dozen days before turning up in his own basement has been turned over to his mother.

Police say Charlie Bothuell V was out of the hospital Thursday after being evaluated. He was found Wednesday in the multiple-unit condo where his father and stepmother live near downtown Detroit.

Investigators weren’t allowing him to have contact with his father Charlie Bothuell IV and stepmother Monique Dillard-Bothuell as they focus on circumstances surrounding his disappearance and recovery.

They haven’t responded to messages from The Associated Press seeking comment since he was found.

Police also said Thursday that Dillard-Bothuell was arrested on a probation violation related to a misdemeanor gun charge. Her two children have been placed into Children’s Protective Services custody.

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