Missing boy found in Maplewood State Park [UPDATED]Published 11:13am Friday, July 12, 2013 Updated 11:14am Friday, July 12, 2013
A missing boy in Maplewood State Park Wednesday was found after about a 20-minute search, according to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.
The boy was with his mother, her friend and her toddler walking down the hiking trail near Maplewood Church when the boy ran ahead of them. The mother lost sight of the child in a matter of seconds as he went over a hill.
Deputies, the Otter Tail County Water Patrol, Pelican Rapids Fire Department and DNR Park Ranger responded to the call at 5:44 p.m.
The child was located and reunited with his mother.