UPDATE: 6-year-old Broadwater County girl found safe

Posted at 12:33 PM, Jun 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 15:55:05-04

(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.

(1st report)

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.