Merced County dive team finds missing boy

FRESNO, Calif.

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Deputies told Action News the boy is alive and doing well.

The Merced County Sheriff's Department launched a search and rescue effort to find the 7-year-old autistic boy.

Isaac Sprague was practicing archery in the area of Kelly Road near the Merced-Stanislaus County line in Hilmar when he went missing shortly after noon today (Thursday, January 02, 2014).

The area he was last seen is remote and heavily wooded with a body of water in the vicinity.

The Merced County Search and Rescue Team, air support and K9 search teams assisted in the search for the boy.

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