UPDATE: Missing teen located safe
UPDATE: Petersen was found safe, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office announced just before 2 p.m. Monday, June 22.
The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 15-year-old girl last seen Sunday June, 21.
Janae Petersen was last seen around 4 p.m. Sunday at a residence on Wise Road in Brainerd. She stated she was going for a walk and was last seen leaving the driveway of the house walking eastbound on Wise Road.
Petersen is described as an African American female; 5 feet, 8 inches tall; and approximately 185 pounds. She has dyed red hair and was wearing a light green shirt with black legging pants and flip flops.
Anyone with information on Petersen’s whereabouts should contact the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office at 218-829-4749 and ask for the investigation division.