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Missing Giles County toddler found safe in the woods

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Posted at 10:08 PM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-08 23:08:17-04

GILES COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) — A missing two-year-old was found safe in the woods of Giles County.

The little boy went missing Wednesday when he walked into the woods with his dog. After more than an hour of searching by multiple agencies and neighbors, the boy was found.

Giles County Sheriff Helton carried the toddler out of the woods and officials said, though he was visibly shaken, the child was located healthy with only a few scratches.

The incident is currently under investigation.