Page County Search for Missing Child Ends Successfully
The Page County Sheriff’s Office has located a missing child after an extensive search that started Sunday night (8/25/2019).
The Sheriff’s Office asked for help from the public on Sunday in locating 12-year-old Colin Branch, a young boy with autism who went missing in the area of Kennedy’s Peak. They asked citizens to extend their search to waterways, pools, and outbuildings, and had requested additional resources from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management Search and Rescue Teams including K9s, ground searchers, and aircraft. The Sheriff’s Office announced this Monday morning (8/26/2019) that Branch was located and safe, and it was in the process of extricating him from the trail at around 6 a.m. Sheriff Cubbage thanked the Shenandoah and Frederick County Sheriff’s Offices, the Luray Fire Department, and Fairfax County Police Department among others.
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