A 3-year-old missing in Sawyer County, Wisconsin, was found a little over 24 hours after she went missing, according to an update posted on the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office Facebook page at 7:40 p.m. Monday.
The Sheriff’s Office said the child, Abigail Ladwig, was missing in the village of Winter. Many volunteers responded to the department's request for aid in the search.
She was last seen following the family dog, a tan and brown cocker spaniel named Peanut, around 6:45 p.m. Sunday.
She was found at approximately 7:20 p.m. Monday when she and the dog Peanut were located walking from the woods into a neighboring yard a short distance from her residence. Abigail had minor scratches, insect bites and dehydration during her nearly 24-hour period lost in the woods. She was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment and released.
The sheriff's office thanked the hundreds of volunteers and agencies involved in the search.
This story was updated at 3:02 p.m. Aug. 11 with the addition of Abigail Ladwig's discovery. It was originally posted at 1:07 p.m. Aug. 10 .
This story originally used a misleading headline crediting the wrong organization with finding the child. It was updated at 9:34 a.m. Aug. 12 with a new headline. The News Tribune regrets the error.