At approximately 12 noon on today's date, a 3 year old boy went missing from his home on Hobson Rd. The child was found at around 6 p.m. playing in a nearby creek. His condition was fine.
His parents advised that he had wondered off. After attempting to locate him, they notified 911 and a search was initiated; including Sheriff's deputies, Pickens County Fire and EMS, Department of Natural Resources, Pickens Emergency management, the Georgia StatePatrol, and the Jasper Fire Department. The team on the ground and in the air consisted of approximately 55 first responders.