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Footage shows OPP helicopter pilot guiding officers to lost 6-year-old in woods

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Footage shows OPP helicopter pilot guiding officers to lost 6-year-old in woods

OPP Commissioner Thomas Carrique released captivating video footage on Twitter from the recent rescue of a six-year-old boy who had gone missing in Sauble Beach, Ont.

On Sept. 22 at around 6:30 p.m., Grey Bruce OPP were called to a home on Mapleport Crescent for a report of the missing boy.

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Police say that officers searched the area but were unable to find him.

Just after midnight on Sept. 23, the helicopter located the boy in some woods about a kilometre away from his home.

In the video, the helicopter pilot is seen guiding officers on the ground to the boy with a laser in the woods at around midnight.

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The chopper remains at the scene as officers escort the boy to safety.

“We’re bringing him out. He appears to be in good condition but I want to get him checked,” an officer is heard saying.

“Thank you, helicopter.”

“Yeah, 10-4,” the pilot responds. “That’s awesome boys.”