Missing mother and son found safe, unharmed in Chesapeake

Emmanuel Wade and Christina Smith (Photos: Portsmouth police)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth police say a missing mother and son were found safe Friday morning in Chesapeake.

Police sent alert out Thursday for 36-year-old Christina Smith and her 11-year-old son, Emmanuel Wade.

The two had been last seen at walking from their home in the 4600 block of West Norfolk Road toward Cedar Lane, around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Family members were not been able to get in touch with or find Smith and her son, according to police.

Police said Smith and her son both have medical conditions that require daily medication that they did not have with them.

In a tweet Friday morning, police reported that they were both safe and unharmed.