MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Stearns County have located the owner of a lost horse who was found wandering in Fairhaven Township.

According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy responded Thursday morning to County Road 44 near 13th Avenue on a report of a wandering horse.

Credit: Stearns County Sheriff’s Office

The wandering animal was detained by a resident in the area. He was not wearing a halter or any other identifying item.

The sheriff’s office says they identified the owner Thursday afternoon and have made arrangements to return the horse.