Missing Boy Found in Cornfield CK20054184
Yesterday afternoon, around 3:45 p.m. police responded to the report of a 2 ½ year old boy missing from his home on Pioneer Line.
Through investigation, police learned that the boy wandered into a nearby cornfield.
Members of Community Patrol, CIRT and K9 conducted a search of the cornfield along with family and friends of the missing boy. The UAS (drone) was also deployed to assist.
Just before 5:00 p.m. the boy was located safe and healthy, in the cornfield by a neighbour.
Inspector Mike Domony states, “Most importantly, the boy was found safe and in good health, which is the outcome that we were all hoping for. The search for this missing boy, is a great example of how a community comes together. This incident required teamwork between our Emergency Communications Centre, officers on scene along with members of the family and public. It is at these times, that we are thankful for the excellent support and assistance we receive from the community.”
Man Charged Uttering Threats CK20054189
Around 4:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police responded to a disturbance at a residence on Tweedsmuir Avenue in Chatham.
Police attempted to negotiate with a man in crisis to have him exit the home. The man refused and officers entered the home just before 7:00 p.m. to apprehend him. He was transported to hospital for assistance.
Through investigation, police learned that the man had threatened a family member. This morning, the 23-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with uttering threats. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
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