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Watch as Canadian police use night vision to rescue boy

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Police in Ontario, Canada, used a helicopter, night vision technology and canine teams to find a 6-year-old special needs boy who went missing in a forest near his house.

Watch video of the rescue above.

On Sept. 22 Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from a panicked mother, according to social media posts.

"My son, who is special needs, who is 6 years old, is missing," the mother can be heard saying. "He's been missing for about 45 minutes, we've been looking for him."

OPP released night vision video of the dense forest, which shows the outline of a small child lying down.

Canada night-vision rescue

Police in Ontario, Canada, used a helicopter and canine teams to find a 6-year-old special needs boy who went missing in the forest near his house. Police released night-vision video showing the outline of a small child lying down.

The video shows the outline of several people and a dog on the ground walking toward the boy.

Guided by a laser from the helicopter, officers make contact with the boy and report, "We're bringing him out. He appears to be in good condition."

The pilot signs off: "That's awesome boys."

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