There were about 200 people searching for Scotty Meyer and more than 1,000 volunteers organizing for more searches at a high school when 5-year-old Scotty Meyer was found Wednesday morning, KARE 11 reports. The autistic boy went missing near Prescott, Wis., at about noon Tuesday.
A golden retriever belonging to volunteer searcher found the boy, the Star Tribune reports. The volunteer offered the child a water bottle and he immediately drank half of it.
WCCO reports the dog has no search training – it’s an 8-year-old house pet. WCCO has more on the pooch that saved the day: