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4-year-old boy reported missing in Lincoln County

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Posted at 9:36 AM, Jun 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-05 14:31:54-04

(UPDATE, 12:27 p.m.) The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says that Ryker has been found and is in good health. The agency has not released any other details at this point. We will update you if we get more information.

(1st REPORT, 9:36 a.m.) Law enforcement agencies in Lincoln County are searching for four-year-old Ryker Webb, who was last seen on the afternoon of Friday, June 3, 2022.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said on social media that Ryker has red hair and blue eyes and was last seen playing with the family dog in the yard outside the family home, located around mile marker 18 south of Troy, on the east side of Bull Lake.

It is not known what clothing or footwear Ryker was wearing at the time, according to the Sheriff's Office.

The Sheriff's Office provided the following information:

"In addition to a steady presence of ground searchers and ATVs, several drones and dog teams were able to deploy yesterday following the initial report, along with a boat unit on the lake. Two Bear Air attempted to deploy yesterday, but had to turn back due to poor weather moving in. Today, two Montana Air National Guard helicopters and several drones from Flathead and Spokane were able to deploy, in addition to more dog teams and continued ground and ATV searching.

It has been extremely difficult to get the additional air assets into the Bull Lake valley due to very poor weather conditions which consisted of rain, low visibility, and low ceiling. These assets continue to monitor weather for additional flight openings. The dense vegetation in the area has also proven to be extremely difficult to search."

No other details about his disappearance have been released at this point.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 406-293-4112, or call 911.


Ryker was last seen playing with his dog outside the family home, south of Troy, on the east side of Bull Lake.