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Thursday 01/06/2011 4:58 PM - Missing Juvenile

Contact: Rob Bryn
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Missing Juvenile
Date and Time of Incident: 1-6-11 2:40 PM
Place of Occurrence: Creston Elementary School, Creston
Victim Information: 11 year old male juvenile
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: A dozen Sheriff's deputies, CHP helicopter and Search & Rescue (SAR) ground units were summoned to Creston Elementary School Thursday afternoon when a child left the school after a minor confrontation and could not be located. A command post was established at the school. Ground units were directed to search surrounding areas and also retrieved clothing from the child's residence, 18 miles away, for possible use by search dogs. A school employee, who was aware of the missing child, spotted him off the roadway on La Panza Rd. and summoned authorities. The CHP helicopter verified the clothing description and a CHP ground unit transported the boy back to school. He was returned to his parents at the school at 3:59 PM.

Prepared By: rbryn
Released: Thursday 01/06/2011 5:00 PM