A Texas Good Samaritan has shared how he found the three-year-old boy that had been missing in the woods for three days naked, but alive and ‘calm.'
The rescuer, who gave his name as Tim, also revealed that he was inspired to search after for Christopher Ramirez after members of a Bible study class prayed for a ‘miracle.’
Christopher Ramirez was feared kidnapped after he chased a puppy into a wooded area while his family was unloading groceries from their car on Wednesday. But he was found Saturday morning about six and a half miles from his home ‘tired,’ ‘hungry’ and ‘dehydrated,’ but in ‘overall good spirits,’ Grimes County Sheriff Don Sowell told 6 ABC.
Over 200 search and rescue teams had searched through the woods to find him. ‘There had been a lot of people in this community praying for this little boy,’ the Good Samaritan who found him said. ‘Many had given up hope. The story is don’t give up hope.’
Christopher Ramirez was found on Saturday afternoon in woods near his home. He is pictured in the back search and rescue vehicle in the arms of his mother as they reunited
Little Christopher had been playing with a neighbor's dog and was seen running after it towards some woods near the house. A Texas Good Samaritan has shared how he found the three-year-old boy naked, but alive and ‘calm.' He is seen in the arms of his mother Araceli Nunez after being rescued
Christopher went missing from the 10000 Block of Deer Park Lane and was found near the 7700 block of FM 1486, north of State Expressway 249. A Good Samaritan, who only went by Tim, said he was just a mile down 'the pipeline' in the woods outside his house when he found the boy
The resident, described by police as ‘kind and humble,’ went only by Tim and declined to release his identity. He shared with Click2Houston how he was less than a mile down 'the pipeline' in the woods outside his house when he found the boy ‘unscathed.’
‘He wasn’t shaking, he wasn’t nervous. He was calm,’ Tim said.
The night before, Tim was in a community Bible study when he first heard the story mention by members who asked that the group pray for he be reunited, safely, with his mother.
The next morning, he said he felt ‘prompted by the Spirit’ to comb the woods for Christopher and found him in just under two hours.
He added, ‘I was walking up the pipeline and I heard a noise, but it sounded like maybe it could be an animal in distress. Sometimes a deer will do that … So I’m walking a bit further and I’m listening hard. I’m wanting to hear a child. Then I hear what sounds like a human child in distress, but I couldn’t