LIVERMORE FALLS — A police search Monday night for a 16-year-old girl with autism ended after she was found by a Maine Search & Rescue volunteer.

Asia Brown of Livermore Falls was reported missing Saturday night after she was last seen at her home in Livermore Falls.

At approximately 8 p.m., Maine Search and Rescue Dogs (MESARD) volunteer Leslie Howe and her K9 Uerly located Asia in a wooded area about a mile from her house on Campground Road, according to Mark Latti, communications director for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife.

Brown was reunited with her family and taken to a local hospital after being examined by medical personnel on the scene, Latti said.

The Maine Warden Service was assisted by the Livermore Falls Police Department, Maine State Police, Maine Forest Service, Maine Search and Rescue Dogs, Maine Association For Search And Rescue, Livermore Falls Fire Department, U.S. Border Patrol, Buckfield Fire Department, Androscoggin Sheriff’s Office

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