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Lost child recovered after all-night search

Ten-year-old who went missing from home found safely

With the help of dozens of community members and emergency personnel, Crook County Sheriff’s Office was able to reunite a young boy with his family last weekend after the child disappeared from his home, leaving only a footprint behind.

On July 5, at around 12:47 a.m., the sheriff’s office received a report of a missing child who had gone missing from his home near Hulett.

According to sheriff’s office reports, the ten-year-old, who is autistic and nonverbal, had last been seen at 2 p.m. the day before.

The caller enlisted between 20 and 30 people to assist in searching for the boy, beginning...