Mason Ryan Photo from WDBJ7
Mason Ryan
Photo from WDBJ7

UPDATE: 3-year-old Mason Ryan was found safe in a wooded area about 3 miles from his home. Police were able to find him by following the sounds of his dog – that he went missing with last night – barking.

Henry County Police are searching for a missing boy. Mason Ryan, 3, was reported missing from the Wagon Trail Road area of Spencer just before 6 p.m. Monday evening. He was last seen with a dog and wearing a yellow Batman logo t-shirt, according to police. Mason’s mother stepped into another room, and when she returned he along with the small brown dog were gone. Virginia State Police, along with fire and rescue, and volunteers are assisting the Henry County Sheriff’s Office with the search.