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Search underway for missing 6-year-old girl in Broadwater County

Posted at 1:19 PM, Jun 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 15:58:47-04

UPDATE, 1:45 p.m.  – Broadwater County Sheriff Wynn Meehan confirmed to MTN News the missing girl was found safe around 1:00 p.m. Thursday.

TOWNSEND — Broadwater County Sheriff Wynn Meehan told MTN News Thursday there is a search underway for a missing 6-year-old girl in the Radersburg area southwest of Townsend.

The girl was reported missing by her family, she has Down syndrome and has been missing since around 9:00 a.m.

People are searching for the girl on horseback.

Searchers have requested help from a helicopter, a dog team in Gallatin County and the Montana Highway Patrol.

This is a developing story, and we will update you when more information becomes available