CANTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Nearly 100 people, including Van Zandt County Sheriff’s deputies and volunteers spent their afternoon searching a wooded area around Canton for Zoey Smith, a 3-year-old girl who wandered away from her home.
The girl was found Thursday evening unharmed, having walked nearly 3 miles away from her home.
She was found in a wooded area. Cold and scared, but still with her family’s pet Pit Bull named Brownie.
Earlier Thursday Van Zandt County Sheriff Pat Burnett conducted a door-to-door search for the child. The FBI was eventually called in to help.
The girl was reunited with her family Thursday evening.