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K9 helps find missing 7-year-old in Chester

Posted December 12, 2017 12:36 p.m. EST

— A Connecticut State Police K9 is being credited with helping locate a missing 7-year-old in Chester this weekend.

Police said the unidentified child had wandered off from their home in Chester on Sunday afternoon.

K9 Nero and his Connecticut State Police Trooper handler Beauton tracked through a "swampy area" and a body of water near the home to find the child safely.