Missing Atwater Woman Returned To Family 04 Dec 17

A nineteen-year-old female was safely reunited with her family early Friday morning after fleeing her residence on foot.

At 8:33 p.m. last Thursday, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office was notified that the female had disappeared from the 2000 Block of 135th Street Southeast in Atwater. The State Patrol’s Winged Division, Atwater Police, Stearns County Sheriff (including one of their bloodhounds), Willmar Police, Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad, were also called in during the search, but were initially unable to locate the missing girl.

Law enforcement believes the female was, at some point, picked up from the area, and given a ride to an unknown destination. Regardless, at 12:41 a.m. on Friday, Kandiyohi County Deputies were notified that the missing person had been found safe.