Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 26, 2014

Missing child located


 After a nearly three-hour search, a child that was reported missing after 6 p.m., was found shortly before 9 p.m. by Officer Seth Gibson of the Princeton Police Department, according to Cpl. S.A. Sommers of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department. The child was found at a location on Old Athens Road in Princeton.

The Princeton Police Department launched a search Thursday evening for the missing 2-year-old male, who was last seen in the basement of his home on Robbins Street, off of North Wickham Avenue in Princeton.

Officers with the Princeton Police Department launched a search for the child, and were soon aided by members of the Princeton Fire Department and Deputies of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputy D.A. Furches and his K-9 partner Maggie joined the search as well as firefighters with the East River Volunteer Fire Department. At about 7:45 p.m., searching officers expanded the search area beyond the immediate vicinity of the home.

Emergency responders reported finding the child at about 8:55 p.m.

For more information on the search, see Friday’s edition of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph.

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