Missing 7-Year-Old Cordova Boy Found

By localmemphis.com

Published 02/12 2014 10:23PM

Updated 02/13 2014 07:33AM

UPDATE: Dominic Jeffries, the 7-year-old boy who'd gone missing in Cordova, has been found safe this morning.

Dominic was last seen Wednesday at about 5:15. 20 officers were out last night searching for Dominic.

Local 24's Jamie McGriff is at the scene and will have more details as they become available.

You can follow Jamie on Twitter for instant updates from the scene.

MEMPHIS, TN (localmemphis.com)-- Braving freezing temperatures, Memphis Police, Shelby County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Team and concerned neighbors spent Wednesday night searching for a missing 7-year-old.

According to Memphis Police, Dominic Jeffries was last seen walking his dog around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 7500 block of Emerald Greens Dr.

Neighbors say they received a phone call alert through their homeowners association that Jeffries was missing. One woman said she immediately put on her coat and started searching. She said she couldn't sleep at night knowing Jeffries was lost out in the cold.

Shelby County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Team and two tracking dogs were also out late Wednesday.

Another neighbor described Jeffries as a smart and very polite 7-year-old. She said that he loves to play with his black dog in the family's front yard.

Police say Dominic is about 4-feet tall and was last seen wearing a brown skull cap and a black jacket. He was walking a small black Shihtzu.

If you have seen him, call Memphis Police.

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