Boy found after chasing dog into woods, disappearing - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Boy found after chasing dog into woods, disappearing

STARK COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

The Highway Patrol was called in to assist local law enforcement in locating a missing 3-year-old Saturday afternoon.

Troopers say the child was playing in his yard on Brinker St. SW in Pike Township when the family dog began to run into a wooded area.  The boy followed the dog into the woods, and didn't return.

Several road units and a Highway Patrol aircraft responded to the scene.  After about an hour of searching, the pilot located the boy in a field about a mile from his home.  Ground units responded and rescued him.

The child then taken home and reunited with his family.

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