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Tuesday, January 01, 2019 03:00 PM

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Three Year Old Corryton Boy Found After Going Missing For Three Hours

A 3-year-old Corryton boy was found after going missing for three hours Sunday, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said the boy was found in a grassy ravine in the back of 8314 Coppock Road around 6:35 p.m.

The 3-year-old boy was found with only cut and scratches and is being transported to Children's Hospital for treatment.

Authorities said the boy was reported missing at 3:45 in the afternoon from his grandmother's home in the 8400 block of Thompson School Road.

Investigators said the boy was playing with two older children and ran into a heavily wooded area.