Deputies tell Faherty that Emily Dowdle walked out of the woods behind her home Wednesday night.
Officials said she got off the bus around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The bus driver saw her walk toward the back of her home, which is normal, according to police.
Breaking Catawba- Emily has been found. deputies say she walked out of woods behind her home. pic.twitter.com/agAHiYtcTx
— Dave Faherty (@FahertyWSOC9) September 29, 2016
When Emily’s mother got home about 15 minutes later, she couldn’t find her daughter. After a quick search of the area, she called police.
There is no word on the girl’s condition or why she was in the woods.