GRATIS — After having reporting a mother and child missing on Monday, July 4, on Wednesday, July 6, Gratis Police officials issued a statement saying the two had been found.
On Monday, July 4, according to a press release, the Gratis Police Department was dispatched to Indian Hill in Gratis on the report of a missing mother and 6-year-old.
David Fields (husband and father) had reported his wife Jamie Fields and their son Alexander Fields had been missing since Friday, July 1.
Anyone with information on the two were encouraged to contact the Gratis Police Department or Preble County Emergency Dispatch. The GPD placed the missing persons information online and on social media sites including Facebook.
On Wednesday, the GPD issued a simple statement regarding the two: “The Gratis Police Department has located and confirmed the safety of Jamie Fields and Alexander Fields. We would like to thank local media and social media for their help in locating these individuals.”
No information regarding how or where the mother and child were located was released by law enforcement authorities.