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Missing boy from Colton found, uninjured

Boy found by drones, uninjured

COLTON — The boy who went missing from his Colton was found safe after nearly 100 first responders spread out for a search.

Reports say the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home west of Colton at 9:30 p.m., Friday, June 7.

According to a press release from the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office, the three-year-old had been missing for an hour.

Responders were informed the child had autism.

“In regards to a 3-year-old with some cognitive issues, we were concerned the child may have trouble trying to communicate. It was getting dark but we had a really good turnout,” said Whitman Cou...


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