Missing 5 year old found after disappearing from summer camp - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Missing 5 year old found after disappearing from summer camp

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A five-year-old and his family were reunited Thursday night after he was taken from his Summer Camp at The Fountain on Farish. Ray-Darius Bell was later found unharmed in his Mom's neighborhood.    

Imagine dropping your child off at summer camp and you come back and he is nowhere to be found. Police say that is just what happened to five-year-old Ray-Darius Bell's mom and dad at a summer camp on Farish Street.

“Most of the time you have this happen when school first starts up, maybe a child will get on the wrong bus. But incidents like this are rare,” said Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance.

We are told the mom and dad were upset after finding out their son was missing. That's when police, family and friends began an active search. After an hour and a half of searching, Alton Bell, Ray-Darius' dad, said a friend found the child walking in his neighborhood with someone they didn't know.

“The lady, I don't know her, I have never seen her before. I don't even know who she is," said Bell. "She said he wanted to go home, and she said she took him home, but the mom wasn't there,”

“Once we complete our initial investigation we will have a better idea of how this whole thing happened,” said Vance.

The family said they are not pleased about what happen at the summer camp.

“They don't know how he left, when he left or with who,” said the dad.

However, the family is happy their five-year-old son is safe and sound.

“I am overjoyed, happy, overwhelmed,” Bell said.

Workers at the camp declined to talk about the incident.  

Jackson Police said there will be no charges filed at this time.

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