Antigonish RCMP Media Release – Missing child located

Posted on April 21, 2015

Antigonish District RCMP responded to a report of a missing child at 5:45pm on April 20th, 2015. A 7 year old autistic boy had wandered away from his father near the Antigonish Heritage Museum. Support from Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) and Police Dog Services (PDS) was requested and due to the vicinity of the railway, all trains were stopped from entering the area.

Prior to support services arriving, at approximately 6:35pm, local RCMP and a community member located the child walking on the railway tracks approximately 6.4km from the Museum. The boy was not injured and was re-united with his father.

-No further reporting on this release-

S/Sgt. Holly Glassford
(902) 863-6500


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