11-Year-Old Boy Who Disappeared For 14 Hours Is Now Facing Charges — Here Why Some Parents Think That Is Unfair

Police in Ohio are filing charges against an 11-year-old boy with a disorder that compels him to repeatedly run away from home. Read on for the full story!
An 11-year-old boy who disappeared for 14 hours while search and rescue teams in Ohio frantically looked for him has been charged for wasting the police officers’ time.

According to WDTN, Perry Beller has been charged with unruliness and inducing panic and will be placed in a diversion program.

Around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Perry was found in downtown Christiansburg, about 5 miles away from his Pike Township home.

The 11-year-old was reported missing the day before after he vanished from his home around 4 a.m. on Wednesday, wearing nothing but a pair of shorts with no shoes.

According to WDTN, Perry has a disorder called “defiance disability” or ODD oppositional defiant disorder, which often drives him to leave home for no apparent reason.

The moment Perry disappeared, the entire area surrounding his home was searched to no avail. CONTINUE READING ON THE NEXT PAGE.