BREAKING: Missing Boy At Rock Cut State Park

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Update: Rockford Scanner fan Sarah T. located the missing boy. He was hiding. She had to flag down the police.  The boy is OK and has been reunited with his family. 

UPDATE: 4:16 pm, the ISP located the missing boy

Details are minimal right now. Only saying there is a missing 8 year old out at Rock Cut State Park.  At the time of writing this, it was just developing and no description was available. Several officers are en route. Still developing. We will update this as more details becomes available

UPDATE on description and last known location: White male, 8 years old, wearing a red jacket (Black-hawks jacket) , denim tennis shoes. Last seen  near the paved walk way by the fishing pier. Many officers are searching for the boy. Sounds like he was last seen on the west end of the park. We tried getting the map below as accurate as possible on the last known area.


Search & Rescue And Helicopter Locate Missing Man


Yesterday the Ogle County Sheriff was searching for 76 year old Robert Thingvold of rural Stillman Valley, last seen in the area of 6000 N. Hales Corner Rd. wearing gray sweatpants and a purple shirt. He has a medical history of dementia and Parkinsons disease. He walks hunched over.

The emergency personnel brought in a helicopter to search for him.

Robert Thingvold HAS BEEN LOCATED.

The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office and Ogle County Emergency Management Agency would like to thank the following for their quick response:
•Stillman Valley Fire Dept.
•OSF Life Flight (St. Anthony)
•Lee County Emergency Management Agency
•Lee County Volunteer Corp (search and rescue)
•Byron Fire Dept