K-9 helps find missing 3-year-old Ohio boy within minutes of his disappearance

K-9 helps find missing 3-year-old Ohio boy within minutes of his disappearance
Good boy! (Source: Facebook)

SHELBY COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - “This is exactly why we have dog units,” the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office shared on Facebook after a K-9 helped track down a missing boy.

Deputies, along with the K-9 named “Bandit,” were dispatched to a call in on Sidney Plattsville Road in Shelby County on Wednesday afternoon for reports of a missing 3-year-old child.

According to the sheriff’s office, Bandit picked the boy’s scent up and safely located him within 10 minutes after responding to the call.

At 12:47 today we were dispatched to 15045 Sidney Plattsville Rd., on a missing 3 year old. Deputy Bleigh and K-9 Bandit...

Posted by Shelby County Sheriff's Office - Ohio on Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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