Community and police partnership help locate missing child

COBALT – Members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a missing 11-year-old child on the evening of March 4, 2014 in Cobalt at approximately 9:00 p.m.  

The weather was light snow and approximately -20 C.  Police commenced their search immediately and requested the assistance of The OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Canine Unit, OPP Motorized Snow Vehicles, Cobalt volunteer firefighters were deployed and several community members assisted.   

Following a lengthy search, shortly after midnight, a local resident found the child outdoors.    He was observed my ambulance, sustained no injuries and was safely returned home. 

The Temiskaming OPP acknowledges the members of the Community and the Cobalt Volunteer Fire Fighters for their commitment to this successful search.