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Authorities: Young girl missing in Williams area found safe

Missing Williams 4-year-old Kaylee Cook was reunited with family members at 10:30 a.m. April 29 after she spent the night out alone. Cook had been missing since 6 p.m. April 28 when she was playing with family members outside a rural residence near Espee Road in Williams. (Wendy Howell, Williams-Grand Canyon News)

Missing Williams 4-year-old Kaylee Cook was reunited with family members at 10:30 a.m. April 29 after she spent the night out alone. Cook had been missing since 6 p.m. April 28 when she was playing with family members outside a rural residence near Espee Road in Williams. (Wendy Howell, Williams-Grand Canyon News)

UPDATE - Sunday, April 29:

WILLIAMS (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old girl who disappeared from the front of a home in Coconino County has been found safe.

County Sheriff's officials say a deputy spotted Kaylee Cook walking out onto a road about 10 a.m. Sunday.

She was reported missing from a home near Williams around 6 p.m. Saturday and sheriff's officials say she was located about 1 ½ miles from the residence.

Additional details weren't immediately available.

Sheriff's officials said earlier that the girl may have wandered away from the home, located about 10 miles north of Williams off Highway 64.

Family members reported seeing the girl playing outside shortly before she disappeared.

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Coconino County Sheriff's Office is searching for a four year-old girl in the Red Lake area of Williams. Commander Rex Gilliland said the search continued through the night. (Wendy Howell, Williams-Grand Canyon News)

Coconino County Sheriff's Office is searching for a four-year old who went missing in the Red Lake area of Williams April 28.

At approximately 6:41pm, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for a missing 4-year-old girl, Kaylee Cook, near Espee Road off of State Route 64. Search efforts continued throughout the night.

Utilizing DPS helicopters and numerous volunteers, searchers scoured the area without any signs of the girl.

The girl went missing from a home in the 7000 block of North Perrin Road about 8 to 10 miles north of Williams.

Family Members last saw Cook playing in front of the residence at 6 p.m. and believed she may have wandered off in an unknown direction.

Coconino County Sheriff's Office Commander asks that any residents in the area to search buildings on their properties.

Search efforts are ongoing, units involved include Coconino County Sheriff's Office Deputies, Coconino County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue, Junipine Fire Department and Family Members.

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