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Sheriff's office bloodhound locates missing 9-year-old

Lee County Sheriffs
Posted at 7:02 PM, Aug 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-22 04:47:12-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — A missing 9-year-old boy is located after a Lee County Sheriff's Office bloodhound assisted with rescuing the boy.

According to LCSO, deputies were called to a home on Chancellor St. after a 9-year-old boy with medical issues was reported missing.

Multiple deputies and the bloodhound, named Mercy, went out to look for the boy. LCSO agriculture unit and aviation unit responded to the search.

The boy was found after the K9 Mercy was able to track his scent through the neighborhood.

There is a video below that shows deputies rescuing the boy.

“This was great work by all of the agency members involved. It's a part of my mission with the ReUnite program; we will stop at nothing to make sure every missing person is found and brought home safely," said Sheriff Marceno.
Sheriff Carmine Marceno