Recovered missing child
By Sergeant Boyer
On August 19, 2013 at 8:52 PM Officers were dispatched to 602 2nd Avenue East for a report of a missing 15 year old Autistic child. Parents stated that the child doesn't normally walk off from home and this was unusual behavior. West Fargo Police Department deployed their K-9, Disco, along with their tracking dog, Barnaby. Also a CODE RED was put out to area neighborhoods to be on the lookout for the missing boy. The Cass County Sheriffs Department along with Fargo Police Department were asked to assist in the location of the child.
After several false sightings, the child was located at the Veterans Memorial Arena by the West Fargo High School. The child was fine and reunited with his parents at 9:55 hours. Another CODE RED was put out to cancel the alert, several individuals had approached officers for their willingness to assist in finding the missing boy.
West Fargo Police Department would like to thank everyone who helped in trying to find the missing boy.