Missing Child

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By David Davis

Todd Watson has been located.

Todd Watson, a 2 year old toddler, wandered from his home earlier today in Rosewood. Law enforcement from the Levy County Sheriff's Office, the Florida Department of Corrections Cross City K-9 and the Citrus County Sheriff's Office Aviation Unit and approximately 150 volunteers searched the wooded area near the child's home located at 9730 SW 67 Street in Rosewood.

Todd was found safe and is currently being evaluated by EMS.

The LCSO and Sheriff McCallum want to offer our sincere thanks to all of the volunteers who offered their time and extraordinary efforts to make this a successful community effort.  

Levy County Deputies are currently in the area of 9730 SW 67 Street in Rosewood attempting to locate 2-year-old Todd Watson. He was last seen wearing jean shorts and a red tank top with black trim. He was not wearing shoes. He is approximately 2 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 24 pounds. Todd has blonde hair and has blue eyes.

 His mother called 911 shortly after 12:30 when she could not locate the toddler. The child wandered away from the home while the mother was doing chores.

 LCSO K-9 and other deputies in the area are involved in the search. Sheriff Bobby McCallum has requested the assistance of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit to help with this search and its Air One is currently in the area searching.

The LCSO has also requested the assistance of the Cross City Department of Corrections bloodhound K-9 Team and they are on the way.

Todd was followed by his beloved dog. 

There are currently several law enforcement agencies on scene and the are actively searching. Volunteers are asked to check in with law enforcement on scene. Please do not start searching on your own. Your efforts could impede current law enforcement search efforts. 

Any person who has information which could help us locate Todd is asked to immediately call 352-486-5111 0r 9-1-1.