K-9 Remi the Maywood Police Department K-9 Unit was requested to assist other area police agencies in the search for a missing child who hadn't been seen in more than ten hours in near-freezing temperatures. - Image courtesy of Maywood Police Department / Facebook. 

K-9 Remi the Maywood Police Department K-9 Unit was requested to assist other area police agencies in the search for a missing child who hadn't been seen in more than ten hours in near-freezing temperatures.

Image courtesy of Maywood Police Department / Facebook. 

A bloodhound with the Maywood Police Department K-9 Unit was requested to assist other area police agencies in the search for a missing child who hadn't been seen in more than 10 hours in near-freezing temperatures.

The agency posted on Facebook, "Maywood PD K-9 Officer Chris Nichols along with 3-year-old Bloodhound 'Remi' responded to assist. The team received information on the last known location the juvenile was seen."

There, K-9 Remi was given a jacket the juvenile had worn earlier in the day to acquire a scent. K-9 Remi led officers through several city and residential blocks at which time she entered a thick brush area, where the juvenile was subsequently located, lying concealed and suffering from the weather's elements.

The post continued, "The juvenile was cared for and reunited with family."

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