Video captures officers finding missing child in woods outside of Savannah, Georgia

Posted at 8:23 AM, Jun 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-29 11:23:58-04

(KGTV) - A frantic search for a missing toddler ended when police spotted the girl in the woods outside of Savannah, Georgia, and the heart-stopping moments were caught on camera.

A search was launched for two-year-old Kamiyah Vicks after she was reported missing Tuesday evening. She disappeared after her mother was reportedly taken to the hospital for an unknown reason.

A resident contacted authorities after spotting the girl's stroller knocked over near a neighborhood pond.

Following a search that last nearly 15 hours, Savannah police officers searching in a forest in the Port Wentworth area heard the child's cries. Young Kamiyah was found leaning against a tree.

She was taken to the hospital to receive treatment for dehydration and minor scrapes.

The circumstances that led to Kamiyah's disappearance are under investigation.