Missing Hunt County 14-year-old found

Published: Dec. 4, 2019 at 11:09 AM CST
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A missing Hunt County teen last seen December 3 has been found.

The Hunt County Sheriff's Office says they found Kirsten Rice, 14, Thursday in Campbell, Texas.

Deputies were conducting a search north of Rice's home when they received a call from a resident who believed the teen was on their property. She was positively identified and taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The sheriff's office says Kirsten Rice, 14, walked away from her home on CR 4217 in Campbell, Texas on December 3.

“I am so glad that Kirsten is safe and I am grateful to the family that found her and called us," said Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks. "We had a lot of manpower out looking for her and were determined to do everything we could and use every asset we had available to find her safe. I want to thank all the officers and volunteers that gave their time to assist in this case”.