- A 3-year-old boy with autism is safe and back with his family thanks to some Florida deputies and their bloodhound.
Deputies say he wandered into the woods behind a neighbor's home in Pace, a Pensacola suburb in the Florida Panhandle, and got lost.
"The most terrifying words a mother can get on the phone is ‘your child is missing, get home right now,'" Audra Hughes said at a news conference Monday morning.
Less than 30 minutes later, little Aedric was found.
"Once the dog hit the ground, it was 28 minutes until we got the child," Sheriff Bob Johnson said.
"Their bloodhounds found a missing 3 year old autistic boy who was lost in the woods today.
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