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Child Found After Missing for Over an Hour

HICO (WVVA)--- Police have found a child that was reported missing by parents in Fayette County.

Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler says that they received notice about the missing child around 2:40 PM Saturday afternoon.

The report came from a family that lives on Stringtown Road in Hico. Parents say that the child was missing for only a few minutes, but during the investigation Sheriff Kessler says that they found out the child was gone for over an hour.

After calling for a bloodhound, they found the child in a nearby wooded area.

The child was found unharmed. The family's identity is not being released at this time.

No charges have been filed as of yet but the incident remains under investigation.

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