NEW DOUGLAS, Ill. – A 13-year-old girl was found safe Monday evening after she went missing in rural Madison County, Illinois.
According to New Douglas Fire Chief Danny Robertson, the teen was located just before 9:20 p.m.
More than 100 volunteers came out to aid law enforcement from multiple jurisdictions in the search. The Illinois State Police deployed an aircraft to look for the missing teen as well.
She’s since been reunited with her family, Robertson said.
The girl’s grandparents contacted local authorities after she didn’t return home.