Major Search Underway for Missing Yakima Child
Yakima Police and Yakima County Sheriff's Deputies have launched a major search for a missing 4-year-old child. Yakima Police Chief Matthew Murray says officers were called to Sarge Hubbard Park at about 7:30 pm Saturday by the father of the child who told authorities the child, identified as "Lucian" had been missing for 15 minutes. He says the family searched "frantically" before calling police.
A major search is underway in hopes the boy will be found safe
Murray says more than 20 officers from the Yakima Police Department are involved in the search for Lucian along with Troopers from the Washington State Patrol and members of Yakima County Emergency Management. Two drones are being used along Bloodhound search dogs in hopes of finding the child. Police are asking people to stay out of the area while the search continues.
Lucian was gone for 15 minutes before the father called police
Yakima Police are providing updates on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/YakimaPoliceDepartment
4 year Lucian was last seen at approx 7:15pm near the play area at Sarge Hubbard Park @yakimagreenway. He was wearing blue shorts and blue shirt with a shark on it.
Yakima's Sarge Hubbard Park is located at 111 S 18th Street. Police are asking people to stay out of the area as the search continues.