A 3-year-old Texas boy was discovered protected in a wooded space Saturday, roughly three days after he went lacking from his household’s residence.
Christopher Ramirez was discovered after a civilian known as in a tip to authorities, bringing a swift decision to a search that had little information to go off of, based on Grimes County Sheriff Don Sowell.
Ramirez seemed to be in good well being when he was discovered and was reunited together with his mom as he was evaluated by medical professionals, Sowell mentioned.
“He was smiling, ingesting water, and he is in good condition,” the sheriff mentioned.
The boy was discovered roughly 5 miles from his household’s residence.
The child disappeared Wednesday afternoon whereas taking part in a household canine from his yard close to Plantersville, about 60 miles northwest of Houston. He was discovered not removed from the place authorities had been looking, Sowell mentioned.
Sowell mentioned there have been no indications of foul play within the disappearance.
The breakthrough got here lower than a day after the seek for Ramirez hit a “standstill,” based on Sowell.
“Hardly no clues to go on, we had been operating on prayers, four-wheel drive and overdrive to be trustworthy with you as a result of we had nothing else,” Sowell mentioned. “We had nothing else.”
Contributing: Related Press