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7-year-old found safe after walking away from NE Bend home (Photo) - 09/19/22

Date: Sept. 19, 2022

Case #: 2022-00056187 

Incident: 7-year-old found safe after walking away from NE Bend home

Date / Time of Incident: Sept. 19, 2022 / 9:50 a.m. 

Location: 20800 block of Comet Lane, Bend 

At approximately 9:50 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, Bend Police were called to the 20800 block of Comet Lane on a welfare check. When officers arrived, they learned that 7-year-old Silas Brown had last been seen at his home at approximately 8 a.m. and was not at his elementary school. Silas was apparently on foot and had last been seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. 

More than a dozen officers responded and began searching the area, including parks and trails nearby. Deschutes County 911 issued an emergency alert for homes in the area. 

At approximately 12:09 p.m., Silas returned home. 

Bend Police thanks the community for its quick response in sharing Silas’s picture and description. 

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