Washington County K-9 finds autistic boy in creek

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A Washington County sheriff's police dog found a missing 8-year-old autistic boy in a creek.

Deputy Daniel DiPietro and his K-9, Maverick, were called Sunday evening to look for the boy who was reported missing by his family in the Cedar Hills neighborhood.

The Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/1muI7r4 ) they searched a wooded area and found him cold and shivering in rain-swollen Ward Creek.

The boy had no serious injuries and was able to return home to his parents.


Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com

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