Missing 3-year-old child found: Christopher Ramirez has been found alive after being missing for 4 days

JEREMIS COUNTY, Texas – A 3-year-old boy who went missing in Texas four days ago has been found alive and safe, rescuers have confirmed.

Christopher Ramirez was found by a landowner near Texas State Highway 249, outside of Magnolia in Montgomery County, said Tim Miller, founder and director of Texas EquuSearch, a search and rescue organization dedicated to searching for missing persons.

Ramirez is reunited with his mother and taken to Texas Children’s Hospital for evaluation.

Don Sewell, the Grimes County Sheriff, said the little boy was found around 11:45 a.m. local time and was dehydrated.

According to authorities, Christopher was playing with his neighbor’s dog in Blattersville on Wednesday while his mother unloaded groceries from her car. Then the boy followed the dog into the woods. The dog is back but the baby is gone.

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In the following days, hundreds of researchers combed the forest while investigators searched for clues regarding his disappearance. The research involved several agencies and volunteer groups, including the FBI and Texas EquuSearch.

Investigators have not released information regarding how the boy disappeared and what happened to him in the days before his rescue.

The boy’s mother, Araceli Nunez, has appealed to the public to help find her son.

She told reporters in India, “I am asking all of you to please help and find my son. I don’t know anything about him and it’s been a long time. I don’t know what to do. Please everyone help me.” Spanish at a press conference Thursday.

“I’m desperate and my heart has a hole in it. Please bring my son back, please help me,” she said.

ABC News contributed to this report.

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