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Search underway for missing Redwood County, Minn., girl

A 15-year old Redwood County girl, Paulina Leach, is missing. (Submitted photo distributed by Redwood County Sheriff's Office)

VESTA – A 15-year old Redwood County girl has gone missing and authorities are asking the public’s help in finding the teen.

Paulina Leach walked away from her parent’s home west of Vesta this morning and hasn’t been seen since.

She is described as Hispanic, about five-feet tall and 100 pounds with black hair.

She is wearing a green plaid skirt, a white sleeveless shirt. She was wearing glasses and was reportedly barefoot.

According to Redwood County Sheriff Randy Hanson, the teen walked into a cornfield in Section 27 of Underwood Township.

Leach’s parents called authorities at about 8:30 a.m.

Law enforcement is continuing the search the area and anyone with information is asked to contact the Redwood County Sheriff’s office.