Update: 11-Year-Old Boy Missing Near Ironton Found Safe
The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office has located an 11-year-old boy who went missing near Ironton today.
Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Brainerd Police K9 unit, and the Crow Wing County Drone team responded to the address in Irondale Township.
Sheriff Scott Goddard tells Lakeland News Isaiah Ringhand was in good health when he was located this evening near his home.
“We’re very thankful. It’s not very often that you see a good outcome when you have this many hours into a search,” said Goddard.
A search for Ringhand was conducted today after the boy was last seen at his home late in the morning of April 28, 2020. The Brainerd Dispatch reports the boy has mental health challenges and left the home to cool off after a family argument.
The boy was located at approximately 7:20 p.m by drone team pilots in a hidden wooden are near his home.
Search crews including K-9, drones, mounted patrol, and fire department personnel searched the wooded area around his home. Sheriff’s Office officials weren’t sure at the time which direction he was headed.