UPDATED: Missing Dalton 3-year-old found in woods

UPDATED: Missing Dalton 3-year-old found in woods

October 20th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Officer Brandon Daugherty (right) carrying the child out of the woods to his mother.

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

UPDATED: 4:08 p.m.

The child has been found walking in the woods.

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Dalton emergency response agencies are searching the area Beechland Place area for a missing 3-year-old child, according to Dalton police spokesman Bruce Frazier.

The boy was reported missing shortly after 2 p.m., when he wandered off as his mother unloaded groceries.

The boy was last seen walking near the tree line of the woods behind the apartment.

Frazier said the boy is half-Hispanic, half-white, with brown hair which is very closely cropped. He was wearing a long sleeve brown shirt and blue jeans.