It followed a report that a three-year-old boy was missing in the village near Winchester.
According to a social media post from officers in Fareham, ‘pretty much every unit in the district’ responded to the incident.
The officer added: ‘Thankfully, the child was located by the first arriving officers, hiding in his own bed. This was within minutes of them arriving on scene.
‘A big thank you to almost every resident on the road who came out to help look for the child.’