Dereck Ashe

A 9-year-old boy missing since Sunday afternoon was found Monday. 

Dereck Ashe spent the night at the home of a close family friend who wasn't aware police were searching for the boy, Sgt. Maria Hawke,  A Tucson police spokeswoman said in a news release. 

The boy left his home in the 1500 block of North Craycroft Road, near East Pima Street, after getting into an argument with his father Sunday afternoon, police said.