Three year-old boy ‘hung out’ with a bear during the two days he was missing in North Carolina woods
Casey is healthy, smiling, and talking. He said he hung out with a bear for two days. God sent him a friend to keep him safe.
MARLENE LENTHANG: ‘A three-year-old boy who was miraculously found safe and sound after he went missing for two days in North Carolina says he spent time with a bear while he was lost in the woods. Casey Lynn Hathaway was found healthy and in ‘good spirits’ on Thursday after he went missing from his great-grandmother’s backyard on Tuesday, launching a massive search party in Craven County.
The toddler, who is recuperating in hospital, told police and his parents he spent his two days in the woods hanging out with a bear. ‘Casey is healthy, smiling, and talking. He said he hung out with a bear for two days God sent him a friend to keep him safe,’ Casey’s aunt Breanna Hathaway posted on Facebook on Thursday evening.
Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes said that the child also told police he was with a bear in the time he was missing… He was found after searchers followed the sounds of his cries and found the child stuck in thorn bushes in Craven County, just a quarter mile from where he was last seen’. SOURCE…