WILMINGTON, DE (CBS) — A missing 12-year-old was reunited with her family after a police K9 picked up the child’s scent.

The individual went missing Tuesday evening around 6 p.m. Their family told New Castle County Police the child was last seen leaving their house on the unit block of Locust Road following an argument.

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Master Corporal Chad Carter and K9 Ax began their search after 9 p.m. Officials say Carter provided Ax with a pillow case from the child’s bed so he could get a scent.

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Less than an hour later Ax led Carter near a school where they found the child in good health and reunited them with their family.

 

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