News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted: March 1, 2015, 4:46 p.m.
At approximately 3:20 p.m. on March 1, 2015, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to Town Center Heights (11545 SE Stevens Rd, Happy Valley) due to a report of a missing 7-year-old boy.
Deputies learned the boy, Hunter Leiby, had reportedly walked away from his babysitter's apartment.
Hunter was described to be about about 4 feet tall, 50 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. Hunter was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a school name printed on it, black pants, and navy blue high-top shoes. He was possibly carrying a brown restaurant bag and a black pull-string backpack.
Sheriff's Office deputies and personnel assigned to the Search & Rescue (SAR) team were in the area looking for Hunter.
At approximately 4:30 p.m., an alert family member located Hunter at a nearby school. Hunter was safe, uninjured, and escorted back to be reunited with his mother.
The family's prompt report, accurate description, and citizen assistance all helped locate Hunter quickly.
Sergeant Nathan Thompson
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
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