Missing Battle Lake girl found safePublished 11:10am Tuesday, December 10, 2013
A 7-year-old Battle Lake girl who was missing for a month was found in Colorado, according to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.
The Rocky Ford Police Department in Colorado notified the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office Saturday that a 7-year-old missing child was located in its jurisdiction.
The child has been safely returned to the court-ordered custodial parent.
Cierra Orner had last been seen Nov. 8 at Battle Lake Elementary School.
It was believed that her mother, Shauna Orner, took her. Cierra was registered with the FBI’s National Crime Information Center but was not in any immediate danger, according to Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Matt McGuire.
A warrant was issued Nov. 21 in Otter Tail County for Shauna Orner for felony depriving another of custodial or parental rights.