At approximately 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office received information about a possible missing child in the area of Robb and Hayner roads in Conway Township. A caller contacted 911 after what was later determined to be a 7-year-old boy knocked on his door, appearing confused. The caller said he went back into his home to get a jacket, and when he returned the boy was gone.
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, the Fowlerville Police Department, the Fowlerville Fire Department and Livingston County EMS all responded to the area to check for the boy. Police K-9 units were also dispatched search for the child, and the County Emergency Everbridge Mass Notification System was utilized.
At approximately 2:20 p.m., the father of the missing boy contacted 911 after a relative made him aware that emergency responders were searching the area for a boy matching his son’s description. Deputies were able to determine that the boy was safe with his family. The boy apparently wandered away from his Hayner Road home, and was able to find his way back home without assistance. The child was not injured and did not seek medical attention for this incident.
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office issued a thank you to all responding agencies, as well as the members of the public for their assistance.