Three Year Old Found Safe
A 3 year old boy missing for nearly 3 hours in Corryton has been found and appears to be OK except for cuts and scratches. He has been transported to Children’s Hospital as a precaution. He was reported missing from his grandmother’s home on Thompson School Road at 3:45. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded with Patrol, Tracking Team, Airwatch, and Union County Sheriff’s Office provided K-9s . Campbell County Sheriff’s Office also assisted with K-9s and the Knox County Rescue Squad responded as well.
According to initial reports, the boy was playing with two older children and ran into a heavily wooded area. KCSO Officers located him in a grassy ravine in back of 8314 Coppock Road around 6:35. His name isn’t being released because the investigation is on-going.
From The Knox County Sheriff’s Office