Police were alerted to the baby's disappearance at about 15:00 GMT
Two women have been arrested on suspicion of child abduction after a nine-week-old baby was taken from his home.
He was reported missing from Manor Road, Arleston, Telford, in Shropshire at about 15:00 GMT but found "safe and well" at about 18:30.
It is not yet known where the boy was found, but he has since been taken to a hospital for a precautionary check-up.
Two local women have been arrested and are currently in police custody.
The force launched an urgent appeal following the disappearance, asking anyone with information to contact them.
A spokesman said: "We are pleased to confirm that the missing baby boy has been found.
"He is currently being checked over by hospital staff and will be reunited with his family shortly."