Missing Redwood County girl found

A Redwood County girl who was reported missing at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday was found in a cornfield near her home at 10:30 p.m. later that day, the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office said.

She appeared uninjured but was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for precautionary reasons.

The parents of the missing girl told the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office that the 15-year-old, who lives in Underwood Township, 5 1/2 miles west of Vesta, walked away from their home and into a cornfield Wednesday morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol assisted the Sheriff’s Office in the search.