The police promptly searched for two minors from Kharkiv. No illegal actions were committed against children. The boys were found in Kharkiv not far from the house of a familiar family. On October 18, at 12:46 p.m., police department No. 3 of Khrupp No. 1 received a report about the disappearance of two boys aged 9 and 12. The children and their parents went to the forest near the village of Vasishchevo to collect mushrooms and got lost.
As established by the employees of the Juvenile Prevention Department of Khrupp No. 1, the minors left the forest on their own and drove to Kharkiv, where they were discovered near the house of acquaintances. They had a preventive conversation with the boys. The issue of bringing parents to administrative responsibility is being resolved.