Missing Child Located from the Air

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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.

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