Update: Robert has been found alive on Friday.
The police are currently searching for 9-year-old Robert “Robbie” Wood, Jr, who has autism.
The boy was walking with his father, brother and adult woman in Hanover, Virginia around 2:45 p.m. when Robbie left the trail and headed for the wooded trails along the North Anna Battlefield Park.
There are bloodhounds following the child’s scent and there is hope that he will be found before the morning.
Robert has blond hair and blue eyes and he was wearing a long-sleeve red shirt, blue athletic pants and blue shoes, and of average size for 9-years-old. Robbie is unable to talk.