Runaway 9-Year-Old Found Near Train Tracks
Nine-year-old Nicholas Sanchez ran away earlier this afternoon, instigating a multi-agency search for the boy near Community Hospital. The San Angelo Police Department received the call for the child at circa 2:25 p.m., and he was located just after 5 p.m. near train tracks at 3177 Executive Dr. in San Angelo.
Officials said that this is not the first time this child has run away.
Assisting in the search were US Customs and Border Protection (commonly referred to by its former name, the US Border Patrol), San Angelo Police and Texas DPS. An official from Texas Pacifico arrived after the Nixle Alert to check the scene to correpsond with police, whom he notified that a train was scheduled to arrive 25 minutes later.
The agencies involved in the search responded with what resources they had available and worked together to find the boy, who was located near train tracks, uninjured.
The boy has been returned to his parents.
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