Missing 2-year-old from Savannah area found safe

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PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (WSAV) – A 2-year-old who was reported missing early Wednesday morning was found safe just a few hours later.

According to Major Lee Sherrod of Port Wentworth Police, officers received the call at 7:00 a.m. on June 27 that 2-year-old Kamiyah Vicks was missing.

He added that she was last seen with her mother at 5:00 p.m. the day prior, walking near the woods by Benton Boulevard and the Highlands.

At approximately 12:27 p.m. on Wednesday, the toddler was found with only minor injuries in a wooded area.

Port Wentworth Police, Georgia DNR, Georgia State Patrol, Marine Rescue, Chatham Police, Savannah Police and trained rescue recovery volunteers from Chatham Emergency Management worked diligently until Kamiyah was located.

Sherrod said investigators are planning to speak with the mother.

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