Claremore Daily Progress

August 17, 2012

UPDATE: 10-year-old boy found

Salesha Wilken and Mark Friedel
Staff Reporter

CLAREMORE — After nearly 12 hours from being reported missing, a 10-year-old Rogers County boy was found by deputies late Friday afternoon.

The boy was found around 3 p.m.  on 4100 and 430 Rd near Highway 88 and 169, said Rogers County Emergency Management Director Bob Anderson.

He was reported to have no injuries, just some chigger bites

He said the 10-year-old left early this morning after becoming irritated but when authorities found him, he acted as though nothing was wrong.

“Rescue Groups and responders did an excellent job with the search,” said Anderson.  “We are happy he is safe.”

 

Authorities began looking for the boy, who was discovered missing at around 5:45 a.m.

The Rogers County Sheriff's Office, Rogers County Emergency Management, NW Fire Department, Tulsa Police Department, Limestone Fire Department and other local agencies 

“We have been going door-to-door looking for this child,” said Bob Anderson Emergency Management Director.

TPD is currently working to provide aerial assistance to find the boy, according to Anderson.

Authorities report the child has special needs and is asking for public assistance.

The juvenile runaway was reported from 16520 S 4100 road.

Anyone that has information or sees him please call the Rogers County Sheriff's Office Dispatch at 918-341-3535