Nelson police launched a search and rescue operation yesterday afternoon after a three-year-old boy was reported missing from a rural property.
Police received a report of a missing toddler in the Westdale Road area, off the Coastal Highway, near Richmond at about 1pm.
After an hour-long search operation, The boy was located safe and well by searchers at about 2pm.
The toddler had wandered some distance, and was finally found on a property near the Waimea Estuary.
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