GRIMES COUNTY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The missing 3-year-old Texas boy missing since Wednesday has been found alive.
Christopher Ramirez, 3, was found wandering around FM 1486 north of Highway 249, according to search crews. He went missing on the 10000 block of Deer Park Lane.
Tim Miller, Texas Equusearch founder, was made aware of his appearance.
The 3-year-old went missing on October 6.
NBC affiliate KPRC reported that the child’s family told deputies the boy disappeared moments after returning home from errands.
The family reported that the boy chased a puppy out of sight of the adults. When the puppy returned and the boy did not, the family and their neighbors began searching the area. After looking for about twenty minutes and not finding him, the family contacted the sheriff’s office.
NBC affiliate reported that Ramirez was taken to a hospital “as a precautionary measure.”
Authorities say no foul play is suspected.
This is a developing story, check back for updates.