SAR, Stub Stewart State Park, Washington County Sheriff's Office

Child lost and found at Stub Stewart State Park

Photo: Washington County Sheriff's Office

BUXTON - The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a 9-year-old boy who went missing while camping with his family at Stub Stewart State Park was quickly located with the help of a K9 tracking team Thursday night.

According to the Sheriff's Office, a boy named Matthew was camping with his family at Stub Stewart State Park north of Buxton when he was reported missing on Thursday, July 23.

Drawing resources and assistance from Banks Fire District 13, Metro West Ambulance, the Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency (WCCCA), Hillsboro Police Department, and and Oregon State police, the boy was eventually found by a K9 tracking team from Hillsboro Police Department.

Hillsboro Police Department officer Mike Lee, K9 Oso, and Matthew. Photo: Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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