A 6-year-old boy who vanished after he got off a school bus in a small town in Minnesota Tuesday afternoon was found safe with his dog about a mile and a half from his home just before 2 a.m. Wednesday.
The boy, identified only by his first name, Ethan, left the bus with his siblings north of Becker, Minn., and ran off to play with his family’s dog around 4 p.m., the Sherburne County Sheriff’s office posted on Facebook.
The boy was checked out by paramedics after he was found but it's unclear if he suffered any injuries.
The sheriff's department thanked the hundreds of volunteers who helped look for Ethan and said they would give more updates later Wednesday.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.