Meridian, Mississippi Meridian Police say everyone is breathing a sigh of relief after a missing five-year old was located. It happened early Tuesday evening, when the call came out that a five-year old boy was missing from the 800 block of 65th Avenue in Meridian. Officers from both the City of Meridian and Lauderdale County joined forces and were happy to report the everything turned out well. "The child was located safely at home," explained MPD Spokesman Dareall Thompson. "The City and County were working together on this search." The child was found about 8:20 p.m., and everyone is fine.