Police reported at about 11:20 p.m. that the boys have been located and are safe. No additional information was released.
The Dubuque Police Department is seeking immediate public assistance in locating two missing boys.
The boys, ages 6 and 8, walked away from a residence near Loras College this afternoon and still have not been located, according to an email from police at about 9:30 p.m. The boys were last seen wearing blue jeans and purple Prescott Elementary School shirts.
No additional information about the boys or their appearances has been released, nor have their names.
"If anyone sees one or both of the boys (or any children who look remotely close to this age range), we ask that you call 563-589-4415 immediately," police said in the email.