MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A pheasant hunter is credited with finding a child with autism after she went missing Saturday in central Minnesota for about three hours.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says the child’s mother called authorities after her 9-year-old girl went missing around 4 p.m. from her home in Raymond.READ MORE: Minnesota Farmers Worry As Drought Continues To Dry Out Crops
Sheriff’s deputies and personnel from several other local agencies responded to search for the girl in the corn fields near her home. Two local pilots even offered their hand in the search.READ MORE: Just Days After Opening, Black-Owned Juice Bar Burglarized In South Minneapolis
Shortly before 7 p.m., a pheasant hunter, identified as Lake Lilian firefighter Daniel Kiecher, reported hearing the child yelling for help.MORE NEWS: Deona Knajdek, Protester Hit And Killed In Uptown, Remembered As 'Wonderful Person'
The girl was found in a north field north of where the search was focused.