CANTON, Ohio — It took a different perspective to successfully complete a search for a missing child in Pike Township, Stark County.
According to the Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the 3-year-old ran into a wooded area while chasing his dog on Saturday afternoon.
It happened on Brinker Street SW just east of Sherman Church Avenue SW.
A search was launched both on the ground and in the air.
After about an hour of searching, a fixed-wing Highway Patrol aircraft located the child about a mile from his home.
Ground crews were directed to the child where he was rescued then reunited with his family.