K-9 Ax Picks Up Missing Delaware Boy's Scent, Returns Him to Mom

Police in Delaware credited a K-9 officer for reuniting a missing 11-year-old boy with his family.

The boy ran away from his home along Highland Boulevard in the Sophia’s Place West community in New Castle after getting into a fight with his mom around 2:50 p.m. Sunday, said New Castle County Police.

Senior Corporal Chad Carter and his K-9 partner Ax arrived on the scene and quickly began searching for the child after Ax got the boy’s scent, said police.

Ax led investigators for about half a mile where they found the boy and returned him home safely, said police.

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