New Jersey troopers rescue missing 4-year-old boy in the woods

The family's dog, a black labrador retriever, never left the child's side.

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Friday, March 31, 2023
Video shows NJ troopers finding missing 4-year-old boy and dog
Video captured New Jersey state troopers finding a missing 4-year-old boy and his dog.

BUENA VISTA TWP., New Jersey -- A mother's prayers were answered when New Jersey State Police troopers rescued her child who was lost in the woods.

Bodycam footage shows the troopers locating the 4-year-old boy, who wandered away from his home in Buena Vista, Atlantic County on Wednesday evening.

His mother said she could hear his calls for help, but could not locate him.

The boy is physically OK.

His dog, a black Labrador retriever, never left his side.

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