MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A K-9 officer in western Wisconsin helped track down a missing boy Wednesday.
The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s office says an 11-year-old boy left his Eleva home at about 5 p.m. after a family argument.READ MORE: Minnesota Parents Want More School COVID Protocols As Cases Spike
The boy went off into a wooded area that he wasn’t familiar, with without shoes, and in heavy rain.READ MORE: ATF Offers $5,000 Reward For Info Leading To Minneapolis Church Arsonist
K-9 officer Leo, his handler and another deputy were called in to track the boy one hour and 45 minutes after he left. The boy was found 15 minutes later, about a quarter-mile away from his home.MORE NEWS: Public’s Help Requested After Car Stolen With 5-Month-Old Dog Inside; Both May Be In St. Paul Area
The sheriff’s office says the boy was uninjured, and was reunited with his family.