Teen found safe in Wood County following search using K9 and drones

Published: Mar. 28, 2023 at 8:44 AM CDT
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BABCOCK, Wis. (WSAW) - A 14-year-old who became lost in a wooded area near Babcock was found safely following a 2-hour search.

The teen was reported missing around 6:30 p.m. on Monday. Authorities were told the teen was missing one hour at that point.

The search involved people on foot, a drone and a Wood County K-9. The teen was found around 8:30 p.m.

Crews from the Wood County Sheriff’s Department, Remington Fire and Pittsville EMS assisted.