Video: Missing Child Rescued After Being Located by Police Helicopter in Lawrenceville

May 30, 2024
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👮 The Gist: A 15-year-old girl reported missing in Lawrenceville was located and returned home safely with the help of a police helicopter on May 29.

📋 The Details:

  • On May 29, around 11:40 a.m., officers responded to a report of a missing child on the 3000 block of Dunlin Way.
  • The child’s mother reported a recent argument and discovered her daughter missing approximately 30 minutes later.
  • The child, who police say has a medical condition requiring supervision, left the house without shoes.
  • The Gwinnett County Police Department’s Aviation Unit was deployed to assist.
  • Officers in the helicopter located the child within minutes and guided Corporal Hanna to her location on a nearby sidewalk.
  • Corporal Hanna calmed the visibly upset child and safely returned her home.

📼 The Video:

📊 By The Numbers:

  • Response time: 11:40 a.m.
  • Surveillance review: Showed child leaving without shoes.
  • Helicopter search duration: Minutes.

💬 Your Take: How do you feel about the use of police helicopters in locating missing persons? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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